Kate Meyers
February 08, 1991 AT 05:00 AM EST

Can certain songs cause emotional distress in time of war? The British government apparently thinks so. In a recent memo to its 37 local radio stations, the British Broadcasting Corporation suggested caution in airing the following songs:
· ”Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)” Cher
· ”Give Peace a Chance” and ”Imagine” John Lennon
· ”Two Tribes” Frankie Goes to Hollywood
· ”In the Air Tonight” Phil Collins
· ”Killer Queen” Queen
· ”(I Just) Died in Your Arms Tonight” Cutting Crew
· ”I Shot the Sheriff” Eric Clapton
· ”Billy, Don’t Be a Hero” Paper Lace
· ”Under Attack” ABBA
· ”Killing Me Softly With His Song” Roberta Flack
· ”Light My Fire” The Doors
· ”Atomic” Blondie
· ”Love Is a Battlefield” Pat Benatar
· ”War” Edwin Starr
· ”Walk Like an Egyptian” Bangles
· ”Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting” Elton John

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