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Songs Turned Down By Someone Else

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:00

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When a band rejects a song by a songwriter, many times that same song gets pick up by another band and becomes a hit. Find out what groups these songs were meant to be played by, and why they got rejected on this week's Rock School.

Rs_logo_small When a band rejects a song by a songwriter, many times that same song gets pick up by another band. This phenomenon happens all the time, but when it happens with a hit, it's hard to imagine any other band playing the song.  Songs like "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder are among those songs. We'll see what songs have been rejected and taken and by what bands on this week's Rock School. Rock on!

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When a band rejects a song by a songwriter, many times that same song gets pick up by another band. This phenomenon happens all the time, but when it happens with a hit, it's hard to imagine any other band playing the song.  Songs like "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder are among those songs. We'll see what songs have been rejected and taken and by what bands on this week's Rock School. Rock on!

Timing and Cues

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Additional Credits

Beth West

Related Website

http://kslu.org/rock_school/