How to Make It in the Music Business: 8 rejection letters that will inspire you

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Over on BBC Four, a new series presented by Nile Rodgers tackles the tricky subject of How to Make It in the Music Business, and it almost goes without saying that one thing any aspiring musician needs to do is persevere. Many letters will need to be sent out, but don't give up if you get initial rejections. "It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock 'n' roll," sang AC/DC in 1975, and that goes for artists who would go on to rule the world...

Check out some of the world renowned artistes that were rejected here... YES WE CAN!