Ruth Wallis' Saucy Hit Parade album cover, 1960

Ruth Wallis – An object from the National Archives collection

During the 1950s and 1960s, the 'bawdy' albums of American singer and comedian Ruth Wallis were banned in Australia. Saucy Hit Parade is one of a number of albums, imported mainly from the United States or England, seized by Customs between 1950 and 1968.

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