Before the fame arrived, what did performers do to make ends meet?
Name & Band
Comments & Submittor Name
|Dashboard Confessional, Chris Carrabba||he was a special education teacher||- Optimus Lime|
|David Bowie, David Bowie||Mime, lounge singer, etc.||When David Bowie was in college and he wasn't "Bowie" yet, he worked in various forms of entertainment, including performing as a mime and singing cocktail lounge songs in a parlor. He was already working up to becoming the phenominae that he is today! - Aladdin Stardust|
|Devo, Mark Mothersbaugh||T shirt graphic artist||He used to make those t shirts that advertise bands and stuff. One day neil young was visiting his shop and saw the words "rust never sleeps" on one of his T-shirts (he was making it for a painting company) and neil young decided to use this for his next album. - Cactus?|
|Donovan, Donovan||Drummer||Before he was a guitarist, he played drums in his high school band "The Macabres". His sax player was Ron "Dippy" Gale and the song "Epistle to Dippy" was dedicated to him. - KL Fan|
|DragonForce, ZP Theart||Chauffeur||According to the liner notes from Power Quest's album "Wings Of Forever", ZP was working as a chauffeur, and arrived to record guest vocals for the album in a fancy limo and suit! - DJ Blaze|
|Duran Duran, Simon LeBon||Commercial Actor||Acted in a soap commercial at the age of 5 - ChuckyG|
New entries in this section are currently reviewed by Indy Gent. Previous editors (if any) are listed on the editors page.
Got something that should be added to this page? Check out the submission form.