Songs About the Music Business

Here are three songs recounting the simple joys of life under contract with a major label. Turns out to be a popular lyric theme during this era. All of these songs feature fantastic guitar work. We’ll dig into a few of those parts later. But for now, enjoy three great songs from the ’70s. All on the ‘KZEW 98 FM’ playlist on Spotify.

Pink Floyd – Have a Cigar


Joni Mitchell – Free Man in Paris

The POV in this lyric hinges around the sixth and seventh words, ‘he said.’ Except for this phrase, the rest of the lyric is in quotation marks.


Lynyrd Skynyrd – Workin’ For MCA

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