THE BBC banned three Beatles songs during their musical career - but the broadcasters were especially outraged with the hit ‘I Am The Walrus'.
John Lennon . ‘Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds’ was also banned for drug references too as a form of censorship by the broadcasting house. JUST IN: The BBC banned multiple songs by The Beatles – but one particularly annoyed the band (Image: GETTY) George Harrison was particularly frustrated by the decision to ban 'I Am The Walrus' (Image: GETTY) ‘I Am The Walrus’ suffered the same fate that year, as their two other songs, and was banned by the BBC. The corporation did not like the lyrics “Crabalocker fishwife, pornographic priestess” and “Boy, you've been a naughty girl you let your knickers down." In that era, Mentalfloss claimed that the word “knickers” and the “obvious reference to sex” was “all too much for the airways” in 1967. The Beatles were allegedly outraged by the decision not to allow their songs to be broadcast on the BBC – especially George Harrison who spoke out in an interview. DON'T MISS Read more: Daily Express.