Quoting Quiverfull: Let’s All Blame The Beatles?

Quoting Quiverfull: Let’s All Blame The Beatles? March 15, 2014

by Kevin Swanson of Generations Radio at Right Wing Watch – The Beatles Encourage Demonism


Religious Right talk show host Kevin Swanson is joining other conservative pundits in trashing the Grammy Awards for becoming, in his words, a “satanic pagan orgy.”

Swanson said that the award show “was a celebration of fornication, twerking, stripping and satanic rituals,” and claimed the mass wedding that included same-sex couples was inspired by Roman Emperor Nero.

Swanson has an explanation for all of this: The Beatles are to blame.

According to Swanson, The Beatles encouraged a “secular, demonic approach to things” in pop culture, and lashed out at the band members as apostates: “It takes apostates to destroy a culture and to undermine a civilization, that’s how you get from ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ to ‘Let’s Do It In The Road.’”

“And by the way, the 2014 Grammys celebrated The Beatles, yet again, and I think that’s important because The Beatles opened things up for us, that’s how we got to the drug culture of 1969 and 1970,” he added.

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QUOTING QUIVERFULL is a regular feature of NLQ – we present the actual words of noted Quiverfull leaders and ask our readers: What do you think? Agree? Disagree? This is the place to state your opinion. Please, let’s keep it respectful – but at the same time, we encourage readers to examine the ideas of Quiverfull and Spiritual Abuse honestly and thoughtfully

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  • Saraquill

    Is this man capable of being happy without having to denounce a thing or person?

  • centaurie

    Didn’t they say this about 10 years before the Beatles’ music became known? When one Elvis Presley sang his songs and swayed and swiveled over the stage? >_><_<
    (Pretty sure one heard these complaints when jazz music became known to the larger public)

  • Tom Corcoran

    I’m old enough to remember them telling me that Elvis Presley’s was demonic and, yes, even before that remember being told that Big Joe Turner (Shake, Rattle and Roll) and others brought demonic “jungle rhythm” to the music scene. I even remember my grandmother telling me that she was told the violin she played was “an instrument of the devil.” Corrie ten Boom: “Each generation thinks that God’s final word on music was what was popular when they were young.”

  • Catherine

    They’ve been saying it since the days of ragtime. Even the waltz was scandalous in its day.

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  • Petticoat Philosopher

    lol, this is exactly what I was thinking. And don’t forget 1920s jazz! And before that ragtime. We’ve survived so many apocalyptic orgies!

  • Petticoat Philosopher

    Man, guys like Kevin Swanson are just one reason this scene from “Walk Hard” never fails to crack me up. Enjoy!


  • Petticoat Philosopher

    What’s hilarious is that the he’s not even just saying what the olds today are saying. He’s saying what the olds were saying when today’s olds were youngs. Way to kick it up a notch, Kev! 😛

  • Allison the Great

    Someone should start charging Kevin Swanson every time he uses the words apostate, leftist, Satanic, demonic, homosexual, bestiality, incest, devil, and humanist. They should charge him 5 bucks each time he uses those words. They’d make a fortune. And then they can donate that money to food banks, homeless shelters so that Kevin would actually be helping someone rather than just throwing fits on his dumbass radio show.

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  • texcee

    Once upon a time, the waltz was considered immoral and dangerous.

  • Petticoat Philosopher

    Well, how could it not be, coming from those libertine continentals!

  • elanoreirlys

    Start a donation website on Kickstarter or Change. org! That would be brilliant!