The Audience’s Reactions on “The Funk Shop” by 2 Live Crew on the Phil Donahue Show in 1990

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If you remember talk show host Phil Donahue, you wouldn’t think he would have a group like 2 Live Crew on his show. But he did, back in 1990. You have got to see their performance of “The Funk Shop” on the show – and how the audience responded!

Bit of culture shock? You betcha. This originally aired on The Phil Donahue Show in 1990 when a major topic was music and censorship. 2 Live Crew was certainly one group to push boundaries. Others were dealing with stickers on albums and singles with parental warnings about a song’s content – which usually led to bigger sales anyway. 2 Live Crew’s As Nasty As They Wanna Be certainly qualified for a sticker. As if you needed more proof, their follow-up album earned the title Banned In the U.S.A.
Here are some reactions of the audience from the show:

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