FILE - This is a May 24, 1976 file photo of  

FILE - This is a May 24, 1976 file photo of  Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda  as they perform  in the band Wings, at Madison Square Garden, New York.   A 70-year-old song is giving the BBC a headache, as it decides whether to play "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" _ a song from the "Wizard of Oz" being driven up the charts by opponents of Margaret Thatcher as a mocking memorial to the late prime minister,  It's not the first time Britain's national broadcaster has been caught in a bind about whether to ban a song on grounds of language, politics, or taste.  And the broadcaster  nicknamed "Auntie" for its "we-know-what's-good-for-you" attitude  usually comes under fire, whatever it does.  Paul McCartney and the band Wings had their song "Give Ireland back to the Irish"  banned by the BBC.  (AP Photo. File)
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FILE - This is a May 24, 1976 file photo of Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney with his wife Linda as they perform in the band Wings, at Madison Square Garden, New York. A 70-year-old song is giving the BBC a headache, as it decides whether to play "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" _ a song from the "Wizard of Oz" being driven up the charts by opponents of Margaret Thatcher as a mocking memorial to the late prime minister, It's not the first time Britain's national broadcaster has been caught in a bind about whether to ban a song on grounds of language, politics, or taste. And the broadcaster nicknamed "Auntie" for its "we-know-what's-good-for-you" attitude usually comes under fire, whatever it does. Paul McCartney and the band Wings had their song "Give Ireland back to the Irish" banned by the BBC. (AP Photo. File)
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