Song Lyrics Cleaned Up For World Series
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with notes on the World Series. The mayors of the host cities made a bet. If the Yankees win, Philadelphia's Michael Nutter has to help paint a New York school. If the Phillies win, New York's Michael Bloomberg has to help paint a Philadelphia mural. Some lyrics are also spruced up for the series. Game 2 will feature Jay-Z and Alicia Keys performing the song "Empire State of Mind," a clean version without the profanity that was in the original.
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