November 21, 2006

Iran clamps down on a book with classic rock lyrics

Freddie by Mick Rock

Banning books is nothing new, so it makes sense to ban a book with lyrics. In Iran, that is.

Another publishing house has been banned from selling a successful series of books featuring lyrics by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Doors, Black Sabbath, Queen and Guns n' Roses. Stores were told to remove the books or face closure. Permission was subsequently denied for the publisher to reprint.

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