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Was "Eye of the Tiger" chosen as the theme song of "Rocky 3" because Sylvester Stallone could not get permission to use Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust"?

Question #140617. Asked by chabenao1.
Last updated Jun 10 2015.
Originally posted Jun 09 2015 11:23 PM.

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IMDB states that the Queen song was Stallone's first choice.

"Before settling on the film's signature song of "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor, Sylvester Stallone wanted to use the already hit song "Another One Bites the Dust" by Queen."

link http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0084602/trivia?ref_=tt_trv_trv

Jun 10 2015, 12:38 AM
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