Canadian radio station bans Neil Young after oil sands town compared to Hiroshima

Global News reports:

Neil Young can keep on talking in the free world, but Fort McMurray won’t be listening.

A local rock radio station stopped playing the Canuck singer’s music for a day after he compared the northern Alberta oilsands city to Hiroshima after the atomic bomb.

On-air personality Chris Byrne at Rock 97.9 then asked his listeners if the ban should be extended indefinitely.

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5 responses to “Canadian radio station bans Neil Young after oil sands town compared to Hiroshima

  1. It’s OK for a musician to be an idiot. Normal people don’t do music.

  2. I hope Neil Young will remember a Canadian man don’t need him around anyhow.

  3. I greatly admire and love Neil’s music. His politics, not so much…

  4. Hey Neil! What about that Canadian mine that supplies nickel for Prius batteries?
    It looks like a moonscape.

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