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SABC lyric sheet of 'Shot Down in the Street' with comments

Theme: Radio Silence

Call Number: D02.03.03
Identifier: AL3296_D02.03.03
Title: SABC lyric sheet of 'Shot Down in the Street' with comments
Date: July 1987
Subject: Cherry Faced Lurchers;
Live at Jameson;
Radio control;
Shifty Records;
South African Broadcasting Corporation - SABC
Description: This is a lyric sheet of 'Shot Down in the Street' transcribed by the SABC from the song by the Cherry Faced Lurchers on the album 'Live at Jamesons', a Shifty Records release. The lyrics refer to Restricted Records memo no. 227 of 4 July 1987 and is marked by the SABC as 'afgekeur' (rejected), indicating 'geweld' (violence) as the reason for the rejection. Obtained from the SABC Record Library and digitised by the South African History Archive (SAHA) in 2014. Included in the SAHA physical and/or virtual exhibitions 'What you won't hear on the radio', developed to mark the 30th birthday of Shifty Records and the 25th anniversary of the Voƫlvry tour.
Creator: South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
Type: Transcript
Format: Access copy - pdf
Preservation copy - tiff
Source: SAHA collection AL3296
Relation: AL3296_D02.02.02
Language: English with Afrikaans comments
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC)
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