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"Hold Tight" 1939. Also "My Pet" 1923 caused a stir in some quarters
despite being wholly innocent.

UD

On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 4:21 PM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Mudcat is a good place to ask., though they don’t have the longest history
> of recordings there.
>
> My personal example is Big Bad John - I’m still looking for the version
> with “One hell of a man” which disappeared shortly after “A big, big man”
> came out. :-) I was 10. I wondered what the hell was wrong with “hell”? :-)
> <L>
> Lou Judson
> Intuitive Audio
> 415-883-2689
>
> On May 14, 2018, at 12:55 PM, CJB <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Try Mudcat.org - CJB
> >
> > 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
> >>
> >
>