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Radio mystery: Canadian station plays Rage Against the Machine song nonstop

(SOUNDBITE OF RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE SONG, "KILLING IN THE NAME")

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. We know you have lots of choices when tuning your radio. Like, in Vancouver yesterday, way on the other end of the dial...

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "KILLING IN THE NAME")

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE: Killing in the name of...

MARTIN: ...The soft rock station Kiss Radio played this song by Rage Against the Machine over and over and over again. All listener requests were denied. And there was no on-air explanation for why the song was on a loop. Radio, you never know what's going to happen.

(SOUNDBITE OF RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE SONG, "KILLING IN THE NAME")

MARTIN: It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.