Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds: Both ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ and ‘A Day In The Life’ were banned by the BBC.
One in a Million: No strangers to controversy, this Guns N’ Roses’ 1988 track made waves.
Strange Fruit: When released in 1939, social and racial justice was at the forefront of world issues.
We Can’t Stop: To truly separate herself from Hannah Montana, Miley Cyrus moved on with a smash.
The Pill: Back in the ’70s, songs about birth control were not common.
Blurred Lines: The issue of writing credits for this song was a controversy in itself.
‘God Save The Queen: As a true punk band, the Sex Pistols were all about controversy.
American Skin: Bruce Springsteen received a lot of heat for his musical portrait.
Stan: Eminem recruited British songstress Dido in what became one of his biggest hits.
God Only Knows: In the ’60s, invoking the name of God in a pop song was regarded as blasphemy.
Satisfaction: Mick Jagger once complained that critics didn’t even understand.
Papa Don’t Preach: The queen of pop has caused plenty of controversy throughout her career.
Puff, the Magic Dragon: Written by band member Peter Yarrow, and taken from a poem by Leonard.
‘Famous: Upon its release, ‘Famous’ was met with both critical acclaim and scrutiny.
Accidental Racist: A mix of country and hip-hop, this song generated some controversy.