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February 14, 1958

February 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1958, CBS‘ Walter Cronkite reported that the government of Iran banned rock and roll for being unhealthy and anti-Islamic. The “unhealthy” [...]

October 24, 2004

October 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

Today in 2004, Queen became the first rock act to receive an official seal of approval in Iran. Western music was still strictly censored in the Islamic republic, but [...]
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