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Wednesday, April 7, 2010 as of 11:14 AM ET

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  • 'The Streak' app no longer too 'lewd' for Apple

    Streaking may be one of the sillier fads left over from the ‘70s, but an iPhone app based on country star Ray Stevens‘ 1974 hit “The Streak” was deemed too “lewd and lascivious” to be released by Apple’s iPhone’s App Store.

    “We started developing this thing, modeling it after the original music video,” the Grammy-winning singer tells “We got it all packaged up and submitted it to Apple for release and they wound up rejecting it because its content was deemed inappropriate for those under 17 years of age!”

    The iPhone game app depicts a “streaker” attempting to outrun police. The game contains three levels–a grocery store, gas station and gymnasium–all scenes from Stevens’ original music video.

    Fortunately, someone at Apple decided to give “The Streak” a second look, and decided that the game was more looney than lewd.

    “They finally reinstated the game for release this week,” laughs Stevens. “I guess someone reviewed it a second time and remembered the original song and video. Thank goodness. I thought I was in big trouble!”

    “The Streak” game app is currently available for download ($.99) from the Apple iPhone’s App Store.

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