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The Week contest - Accounting songs
Duff McKagan, the bass player for Guns N' Roses for 12 years, now works as a financial advisor for other musicians. Please come up with the name of the first rock song to be written about accounting
Duff McKagan: Guns N' Roses bass player turned financial advisor
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Arithmetic agony

Last week's question: Duff McKagan, the bass player for Guns N'Roses for 12 years, now works as a financial advisor for other musicians. Please come up with the name of the first rock song to be written about accounting. 

RESULTS:

 

THE WINNER: 867-5401K
Dana Mooney, New York, NY 

SECOND PLACE: I Want to Amortize All Night and Do Cost Basis Every Day
Rob Malone, Annapolis, MD 

THIRD PLACE: Sympathy for the Decimal
Julio Suarez, Plano, TX

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Here Comes the Sum
Rocky Chernow, Carlsbad, CA

Born as a CPA
John Kraska, New York, NY

Losing My Deduction
Stephen Dudzik, Olney, MD

Carry the One, My Wayward Son
Dallas Lea, Poughkeepsie, NY

They Paved Paradise and Put Up a Wise Investment
Charles & Mary Parry, Catonsville, MD

Tax Facts Fever!
Sandra Sterner, York, PA

Another Pleasant Tally Sum Day
John Parry, Laurel, MD

Where Have All the Assets Gone?
Rich Creason, New Cumberland, PA

My CPA (to the tune of YMCA)
Ken Kellam III, Dallas, TX

(I Can't Get No) Tax Deductions
Chris Siegel, Lewiston, NY 

50 Ways to Expense Your Lover
Nate P. McGrath, Vallejo, CA

Ledger Be
Debbie Decker, Altoona, PA

I Wanna Be Sedated (Before Reading the Annual Report)
Kenneth R. Updegrove, Cedaredge, CO

Whole Lot of Bakin' Going On
Bob Dahlin, Deerfield, IL

Add Me Up
Larry Bishop, Indio, CA

Talkin 'bout Interest Generation
Jerry Baronofsky, Brookline, MA

Born to be Filed
Tom McMullen, Vancouver, WA

Tax Shelter #9
Ivan Kershner, Salem, SC

Hit Me With Your Best Stock
Jo Ann M. Smith, North Hills, CA

You Can't Always Get Back What You Want
Patrick Miller, Newhall, CA

Should I Pay or Should I Go?
Nancy Case, Poughkeepsie, NY

T Rowe Price by the Dashboard Lights
Cheryl Davis, Arlington, VA

I See a Red Sum and I Want to Make It Black
Brian Caughel, Elma, NY

Knockin' on Haven's Door
Doug Wisniewski, Cape May Court House, NJ

Come to My Spreadsheet
David Root, Providence, UT

Mustang Tally
Paul Witte, New Hope, PA

Can Buy Me Love
Steve Trinwith, San Jose, CA

 

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