Playing tracks by
Dionne Warwick, Kim Weston, The Crystals, Vikki Carr, Hoagy Lands and more.
Sometimes, dust yourself off and try again. The perfect moment for a tune to become a success entrenched in the Pop Culture lexicon sometimes isn't its first time up to bat. Sometimes it takes competition and revision to get things right.
With this, I've gone a bit overboard, giving you a glimpse into 40 tunes that were birthed under less than auspicious circumstances, yet went on to greater fame. Remember their names, and their humble beginnings.