The story of the 1985 Senatorial hearings to place "Warning: Parental Advisory" labels on music albums with "obscene" lyrics and themes - and the rockers who tried to fight it.
Censorship is a dirty word.
Did You Know?
The Senate hearing room is actually the Houston City Council chambers, located on the second floor at the Houston City Hall building, 901 Bagby, in Houston, Texas. The council members names were digitally erased during filming at City Hall. A brief scene takes place in front of the Sam Houston statue at Hermann Park, which resembles part of Washington, D.C. See more
says she was dancing with her kids to Prince
"Let's Go Crazy", and comments on the lyrics of the next song, "Darling Nikki". Both songs appear on the soundtrack to Purple Rain
, but the songs are tracks 1 and 5; they are not consecutive. See more
So, you want to tell me why you're bending over for the Censor Sorority?
They're just a group of concerned parents that are exercising their freedom of speech.
Uh huh, yeah, sure, they might even have a point, I mean there's a lot of stuff I wouldn't want my kids listening to, Rick Springfield for example, but they've crossed the line, Charlie, with their connections there's no telling where this is going to end.
We're talking about labels, not censorship.
Oh come on, Charlie, we know how this ...
During the final credits, the movie cuts back and forth between the video for the Twisted Sister song "We're Not Gonna Take It" and shots of the movie's cast and crew dancing and singing along with the song. See more