"Who Cares (If Freedom's Gone)?" was a[1] Core Drive[2] song by the band Boba Fett and the Assassin Droids.[1] The track, published as a single, was available in the galaxy in the period of time[1] between the years 0 ABY and 4 ABY.[3] The song was deemed to contain an anti-Imperial message by the Imperial Board of Culture, and it was banned as a result.[1]

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"Who Cares (If Freedom's Gone)?" was mentioned in the 1993 supplement to West End Games' Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game titled Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim. The guide was written by Simon Smith and Eric Trautmann.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim
  2. 2.0 2.1 The article StarWars.com Slugthrowers: An Overview of Popular Music and Musicians in a Galaxy Far, Far Away, Part 2 on StarWars.com (article) (backup link) establishes that the band Boba Fett and the Assassin Droids performed in the Core Drive genre of music.
  3. Galaxy Guide 9: Fragments from the Rim is set in the time period between the Battle of Yavin and the Battle of Endor. Those battles are dated to 0 BBY and 4 ABY, respectively, by The New Essential Chronology, which also establishes the Battle of Yavin as the final event before the beginning of 0 ABY.
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