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Episode 5: Tales from the office, with Calgary's mayor Naheed Nenshi

Naheed2.jpgToday on Being Jann, Jann looks back at all the jobs she had before becoming a professional musician, and talks to a few people with jobs so interesting, you'll want to consider a career change!

From working in a garlic factory to shovelling horse poop, people on the streets of Calgary share their worst summer job...ever.

Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi sits down for a feature interview with Jann to talk about the perks - and the pitfalls -  of being mayor.  Find out how constant Tweeting ocasionally backfires on him, and what caused him to quit his first job at Calgary's Bingo Palace.

And you'll meet Amanda Mochan, a woman with a fascinating day job: she's an official adjudicator for the Guinness Book of World Records.  She'll tell us what it's really like travelling the world judging bizarre feats of human achievement - like a 101-hour singing marathon in India.

Jann shares the humiliating details of one of her first jobs: dressing up as a Fred Flintstone mascot at an Alberta amusement park.

And Jann offers more musical advice to Kate Gaulton, a 17-year-old aspiring singer from Chilliwack, BC. 

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And here's this week's playlist:

Ian Kelly - "I Would Have You"

Ash Koley - "Don't Let Your Feet Touch Ground"

Chad VanGaalen - "Peace on the Rise"

Ellie Goulding - "The Writer"

Bobby Bazini - "I Wonder"

The Smiles and Frowns - "Cornelius"  

 

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