The author is only identified by his initials, but I thought this story was so good I had to share:
“Don’t play music by other artists: In 1978 I was working with a national act that was on the Columbia label. The assistant played a record (yes, scratchy vinyl) by Jeff Beck. Turns out the national act had an ongoing disagreement with Jeff. We were both replaced the next day.”
Read all of the brilliant stories and responses to “Unwritten Rules” in this Tape Op Blog.