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On 14/05/2018, History Through the Horn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> What is the oldest example of a song you know of, that led to so much
> public disfavor/outrage that it caused the composer revise it, re-copyright
> it, and re-publish it? And if a sound recording was made of the
> "objectionable" song, either pull the record from sale, and/or have the
> artist come in and do the revised version?
>
> So far, the earliest I could come up with is "You're a Grand Old Rag" from
> 1906. I would like to know if the musicologists in this group can come up
> with anything earlier, before I stake a claim on this one.
>
> Ryan
>