I was born in 1977 to young parents, and I grew up in a house full of vinyl albums from the preceding two decades and a box full of cassettes. When I wasn’t listening to the Beatles’ Greatest Hits or Chicago or the Doobie Brothers, I was practically memorizing the comedy routines of Bill Cosby or Steve Martin.
On his album, Comedy is Not Pretty, a young Martin has an absurd standup bit called “You can be a millionaire and never pay taxes.” You can listen to it here:
For those who can’t listen, the bit goes like this:
You can be a millionaire…and never pay