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  • Tuesday Ten: Swearing

    28 Jul 2009, 14:02 by amodelofcontrol

    Ideas for future Tuesday Tens are coming thick and fast at the moment, and indeed I have the core of two more already completed too, and this week's was a late change of plan, mainly after I realised just how many songs could be included. So the other two I have planned will be held off until into August.

    This week, then, it's about swearing. Not just the odd use of a swear-word in a song, though, but more extensive use of swearing - and not just the word "fuck", either. Although saying that, my iTunes came up with 237 entries when I searched just for the word "fuck". Admittedly there was one compilation and one album, but still...So, here goes with ten songs with good or notable uses for swearing...

    MC5
    Kick Out the Jams
    Kick Out the Jams
    Quite possibly the best intro to a song ever, the immortal lineAnd right now it's time to...Kick Out The Jams, Motherfuckers...!got the band into a lot of trouble with their record label and even caused trouble with some stores refusing to stock the record. …