Ace - The Music Man

Music and the Power of "E" - How has the Explicit Rating Impacted Music

March 25, 2021 Ace
Ace - The Music Man
Music and the Power of "E" - How has the Explicit Rating Impacted Music
Show Notes

The Power of ‘E’ – Does Explicit Warnings On Songs Help or Hinder?

A number of years ago, a bunch of Washington wives decided that music was becoming too adult and they lobbied Congress to affix warning labels on albums that they deemed offensive. The PMRC created the warning labels… but did that help or hinder the sales? Watch Dee Snider’s testimony before Congress on YouTube to see the hypocrisy that is at the root of this. Today we will discuss the impact of labelling a song as Explicit. In an era where the
biggest song of 2020 was WAP, it seems that the barriers have been moved again. This here will be the big E.

Ace - the Music Man is the manager of Thin Lizzy, Uriah Heep and others and has extensive experience in the music business, tour management, business management and merchandising, and one of the biggest music fans you'll find. Tune in for some valuable insights and the hard core low down.