Come Together?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by patrickroberts, Apr 26, 2001.

  1. patrickroberts


    Aug 21, 2000
    Wales, UK
    Is it true that 'Come together' by the Beatle got banned, as it was about revolution?
    this is what my mate told and i am not sure whether to beleive him.....although he does spout bollocks
  2. I understand that it was banned in the UK because of the reference to Coka Cola. The government felt it was promoting a specific product, and that's why it was banned.

  3. yawnsie


    Apr 11, 2000
    Plenty of Beatles songs were banned by the BBC at some point - in South Africa, all records that were Beatle related in any miniscule way were banned for many years. Some of them were banned for ridiculous reasons - I Am The Walrus was banned because of the use of the word "knickers", which was thought by the BBC to be a revolutionary codeword. (Ironically, the same song was used in an ad for the BBC about a year ago. :rolleyes: ) As for Come Together, I'm sure that it was banned, although I don't know what for exactly. Given the Beeb's zealous anti-advertising stance, I wouldn't be suprised if Lisa is right.