As subtle as a flying brick.

The PMRC “Filthy Fifteen”

Some videos: In 1985, Tipper Gore’s PMRC
released a list they called the “Filthy Fifteen,” detailing what they
believed to be the fifteen most objectionable songs of the time, and
the reason they felt each song should be censored…
1. Prince, “Darling Nikki” (sex)
[first link: concert footage from 1985; second link: the “backward” part at the end of the song, played forward]

2. Sheena Easton, “Sugar Walls” (sex)
[music video]

3. Judas Priest, “Eat Me Alive” (sex)
[album version]

4. Vanity, “Strap On Robbie Baby” (sex)
[lyrics]

5. Mötley Crüe, “Bastard” (violence)
[concert footage from 1983]

6. AC/DC, “Let Me Put My Love into You” (sex)
[music video]

7. Twisted Sister, “We’re Not Gonna Take It” (violence)
[concert footage from 2008]

8. Madonna, “Dress You Up” (sex)
[concert footage from 1985]

9. W.A.S.P., “Animal (Fuck Like a Beast)” (sex/language)
[concert footage from 1984]

10. Def Leppard, “High ‘n’ Dry (Saturday Night)” (drug and alcohol use)
[music video]

11. Mercyful Fate, “Into the Coven” (satanism)
[parody video]

12. Black Sabbath, “Trashed” (drug and alcohol use)
[music video]

13. The Mary Jane Girls, “In My House” (sex)
[music video]

14. Venom, “Possessed” (satanism)
[album version]

15. Cindy Lauper, “She Bop” (masturbation)
[music video]

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