voice of “Survivor yell” in the theme song sues CBS, composer for pay.

voice of “Survivor yell” in the theme song sues CBS, composer for pay.
The theme song that begins each episode of Survivor changes slightly each season, but always includes the signature yell—the part where a guy goes, “oh-ohhhhhhh!” The voice belongs to Kim Strauss, and he’s suing CBS, Survivor productions, and the song’s composer David Vanacore for compensatory and punitive damages, saying he wasn’t paid for his work. According to Television Week, “Strauss said he recorded vocal work, including the “Survivor Yell,” for a music demo for the show and was told that he would be asked to record a final version of the songs and be paid at least union scale if the music was chosen by Survivor producers.” He also wants money from the sale of products like the official soundtrack and the first-season DVD.

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