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Mo Facta
April 14th, 2011, 07:13 AM
Seen this before?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgQqSVrkkag
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgQqSVrkkag)

Cheers :)

Knastratt
April 14th, 2011, 09:48 AM
Seen this before?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgQqSVrkkag
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgQqSVrkkag)

Cheers :)

No.

J.G.
April 14th, 2011, 10:24 AM
The end is deliciously tragic.

; J

G. Hoffman
April 14th, 2011, 09:10 PM
My favorite rejected story I've heard recently was from one of my customers. When he made his first record (this was 20+ years ago), he shopped it around to all the record companies and such. They all turned him down, and many sent rejection letters that had fairly specific and detailed comments (rare, I know, but none the less). He put out there record on his own, and it sold - for a solo instrumental guitar player - really well. Multiple pressings, at any rate.

So, when it came time for him to shop his second album, he sent it around with all the normal, "you should sign me because I'll maximize your profit potential" crap, and then as the last page he sent a selection of quotes from his rejection letters. This made the guy from Windham Hill Records laugh so hard (along with the sales figures from the first record) that my customer got signed.


Gabriel

plughead
April 15th, 2011, 03:46 AM
damn good find: right up my alley!

thx!

Tyrus
April 15th, 2011, 04:10 AM
I'll subconsciously mutter "my spoon is too big" usually when i have a spoon in my hand...others look at me funny...their loss.

Tim Halligan
April 15th, 2011, 05:01 AM
My favorite rejected story I've heard recently was from one of my customers. When he made his first record (this was 20+ years ago), he shopped it around to all the record companies and such. They all turned him down, and many sent rejection letters that had fairly specific and detailed comments (rare, I know, but none the less). He put out there record on his own, and it sold - for a solo instrumental guitar player - really well. Multiple pressings, at any rate.

So, when it came time for him to shop his second album, he sent it around with all the normal, "you should sign me because I'll maximize your profit potential" crap, and then as the last page he sent a selection of quotes from his rejection letters. This made the guy from Windham Hill Records laugh so hard (along with the sales figures from the first record) that my customer got signed.


Gabriel

I love this!

"The best revenge is to live well"

:D

Cheers,
Tim

nobby
April 15th, 2011, 03:37 PM
I love this!

"The best revenge is to live well"

:D

Cheers,
Tim

Of course you remember the granddaddy of them all:

Manager Brian Epstein made numerous trips to London to visit record companies with the hope of securing a record contract, but was rejected by many, including Columbia, Pye, Philips, and Oriole.[2]
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Eventually, Decca Records rejected the Beatles, saying that "guitar groups are on the way out" and "the Beatles have no future in show business"[5], although it has since been suggested that their work that day did not yet reflect their true potential, and the "guitar" comment may have been intended as a polite let down.[6] Decca instead chose The Tremeloes, who auditioned the same day as the Beatles, were local and would require lower travel expenses.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles'_Decca_audition