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Cobain's song rejected by 'Ren & Stimpy'?
Jan. 31, 2011, 5:33 PM EST
Voice actor Billy West says Nirvana star Kurt Cobain once submitted a song for
use in a "Ren & Stimpy Show"
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In a podcast for Nerdist.com
, West, who played
dimwitted feline Stimpson J. Cat on the cult show, said a young Cobain
strolled into the offices of Spumco, the company behind the show, and offered up
Unfortunately, the show's producers were less than impressed, and the
future icon's work was dismissed.
West says, "One day, this scraggly kid came in and said he wanted to write a
song for 'Ren & Stimpy' ... and it was Kurt Cobain. [The TV execs] said,
'Yeah, that's great', and they threw it in the wastebasket."