CBC Bans Xmas song

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CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby Shawndx » Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:09 am

The CBC has banned a Christmas song along with other stations in Canada and the USA.

"That comes as the duet, written back in 1944, faces renewed scrutiny over what some say are inappropriate lyrics in the wake of the #MeToo movement."

https://www.cbc.ca/news/entertainment/c ... -1.4931867
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby pave » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:28 am

Good thing I wasn't eating when I read this.
Maybe we could have a big, old fashioned plebiscite on the matter.
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby tuned » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:59 am

Was there any doubt the CBC would jump on the latest SJW bandwagon? Inappropriate lyrics? They better ban a large part of the hip hop canon.
I suggest that Hollywood start digging through it's back catalogue of films with particular attention to anything "rat pack" from the 60s. The #metoo movement will want those films burned. BLM shouldn't be left out of the action so they can focus their attention on getting all afrocentric films made during the 70s banished. I suggest they start with the 1976 aptly titled classic, "The Monkey Hustle". For those not familiar with the film it's about african americans hustling for a buck. There is so much to ban from the past that might offend someone in the present that the CBC and the corporate broadcasters have their work cut out for them.
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby mccrady » Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:43 am

I can't wait for some PC programmer to pull the plug on "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby Howaboutthat » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:17 pm

And don't forget He sees you when you're sleeping, he knows when you're awake.
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby gtbell » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:00 pm

How juvenile!
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby paterson » Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:06 am

CBC has decided that they will in fact play Baby It's Cold outside on radio and music services over the Christmas season. CBC News Network reported that the ban on the song has been cancelled as of today. Bell and Rogers over to you.
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby Howaboutthat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:13 am

How many Bell & Rogers stations would actually play that song?
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Re: CBC Bans Xmas song

Postby paterson » Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:46 am

Probably a fair number. Both Rogers and Bell have stations that play all Christmas music through December, and others that include holiday music in regular playlists.
Rogers has 52 stations and Bell 109, so even if a third of these stations played Christmas/holiday music at all could be a reasonably large number.

CBC says it will play the song again on their Christmas playlist because of audience input which overwhelmingly felt Baby It's Cold Outside should be played on radio and streaming service.
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