Re: RARA-AVIS: Algren's trip

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 21 Jun 2002

Rene wrote:

"Although censorship was rampant & one of Sydney's 2 Top 40 stations was run by the Catholic church the line about "giving head" was never censored because no-one in Australia knew what the expression meant at that time, at least not before "Walk on the Wild Side" came out."

Tha same must have gone for US radio, as that line was played, but
"colored girls" was deleted.


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