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JAIMIE VERNON – JOB: SECURITY

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 6, 2012 by segarini

Contrary to popular belief I haven’t always been in the music business. I’ve been playing music since 1978 (now retired), but my actual years working in the music industry – that is, getting paid for what I did – was 12 ½ years from November 1998 when I was hired as content editor for Sam The Record Man.com (see last week’s column) through June 2011 when my contract ended with dB Promotions doing radio promotion. I also ran my record label full-time simultaneously for 10 of those years. So, from the summer of 1979 until November 1998 I worked in both the private and public sector – that’s right, kids, I was a union man for awhile. But my work experience goes back even farther.
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