After Complaints, Cleveland Radio Station Pulls Christmas Song
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. A radio station in Cleveland has had enough of a classic Christmas song. "Baby, It's Cold Outside" always seemed a little creepy. A woman sings, I really can't stay, and a man tries to keep her there. She asks, what's in this drink?
(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BABY, IT'S COLD OUTSIDE")
MARILYN MAXWELL: (Singing) Say, what's in this drink?
DEAN MARTIN: (Singing) No cabs to be had...
INSKEEP: The duet has been around since 1944. But WDOK-FM banned it, finding it goes too far for 2018. Much like the woman on the date, it simply must go. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.