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Giving Pop Music "The Business"

Radio with moving pictures, a miracle! Heres the new video version of Record Bin Roulette!

Business and commerce may be the foundation of our culture, but there aren’t that many pop songs about it. And it shouldn’t be surprising that there are not many songs written from the boss’s point of view. But as you might expect, we found a boatload of songs written from the worker’s point of view. Here’s Roy Orbison’s  “Working For the Man”:

Since we’re not business-savvy, we were glad to learn the Fundamentals of Business from The Office’s Michael Scott:

But for a real education in business we turn to George Carlin, who doesn’t mince words as he summarizes how things actually work:

John has worked as a professional bassist for 20 years, including a 15 year stint as Musical Director of the Mountain Stage radio program. John has been at KNKX since 1999 where he hosts “All Blues”, is producer of the BirdNote radio program, and co-hosts “Record Bin Roulette”. John is also the recording engineer for KNKX “In-Studio Performances”. Not surprisingly, John's main musical interests are jazz and blues, and he is still performing around Seattle.
John Maynard started working in radio in the seventies as a DJ at Seattle’s KJR AM which at the time was the dominant AM station in the Seattle market. After a brief stint as a restaurateur and night club owner, Maynard returned to radio with Robin Erickson, creating the hugely popular “Robin and Maynard Show.” In the more than 20 years under that marquee, Maynard flew with the Blue Angels, piloted the Goodyear Blimp, sang with Donny Osmond and hung out in a Universal Studios bar with Kojak (Telly Savalas).