Why was God Save the Queen banned?
On May 31st, 1977 the Sex Pistols song “God Save the Queen” was banned from being played on the BBC for “gross bad taste.” Though it was released right before Queen Elizabeth’s Silver Jubilee, drummer Paul Cook says that the song “wasn’t written specifically for the Queen’s Jubilee.
How much is God Save the Queen single worth?
Rare Sex Pistols ‘God Save The Queen’ single sells for almost $20,000 at auction.
When did Sex Pistols release their single God Save the Queen?
What kept God Save the Queen of Number 1?
One popular myth contends that God Save the Queen by the Sex Pistols was deliberately held off number one by a shadowy cabal during the 1977 jubilee. The mundane truth is that more people wanted to hear Rod Stewart sing I Don’t Want to Talk About It, and Rod Stewart fans are nobody’s idea of a shadowy cabal.
What country has the longest national anthem?
Why do they say God save the Queen?
God Save the Queen! (Britain, Australia, Canada) An expression of one’s patriotism and hope for the long life of the monarch, especially in her presence. (Britain) A formal statement at the end of many proclamations issued by the UK’s queen or in her name.
What are the rarest vinyl records?
The 10 most expensive vinyl records ever sold
- The Beatles: ‘Til There Was You’ (10” acetate) – £77,500.
- The Beatles: Yesterday & Today – $125,000.
- John Lennon & Yoko Ono: Double Fantasy – $150,000.
- The Beatles: Sgt.
- Elvis Presley: ‘My Happiness’ – $300,000.
- The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album) – $790,000.
- Wu-Tang Clan: Once Upon a Time in Shaolin – $2 million.