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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Welcome 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.

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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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