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Nevada high school choir will back Rolling Stones

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- You can't always get what you want -- unless you're a member of a Las Vegas-area high school choir wanting to share the stage with the Rolling Stones.

Students from Green Valley school in Henderson will do just that Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for an encore performance of "You Can't Always Get What You Want."

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Choir director Kim Ritzer told KLAS-TV she thought it was a joke when she first got the invitation in a Facebook message to sing backup for the famous rockers. She later learned that a friend who teaches at the University of Southern California recommended them. They sealed the deal with an audition via Skype.

Ritzer isn't sure who's more excited: the 24 kids or their parents.

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May 11, 2013 11:14AM
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Unfortunately it is highly unlikely that more than 2 of the 24 kids in the choir had even heard the song before.  Still, they will have a story to tell the rest of their lives and get in their 15 minutes of fame at a young age. 
May 11, 2013 8:59AM
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"Ritzer isn't sure who's more excited: the 24 kids or their parents."

Their parents? How about their Grandparents, or, Great Grandparents?
May 11, 2013 7:21AM
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what an honor and a treat to sing backup to the greatest Rock n Roll band in the world.
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