The Cowsills In Books

The Seventies
by Rolling Stone
Little, Brown October 26, 2000


Page 30-32:
October 24 1970 In a speech to a White House radio broadcasters' conference, President Nixon appearls for the screening of rock lyrics and the banning of those advocating drug use. Two weeks later, the hpolitically conservative MGM Records president, Mike Curb, drops 18 acts from hsi roster; among the "drug advocates" are Connie Francis; the Cowsills and the Judy Garland Estate - but not Eric Burdon. Curb is accused of political grandstanding by artists and music executives, though he's later commened by Nixon for his antidrug initiative.

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