Before the fame arrived, what did performers do to make ends meet?
Name & Band
Comments & Submittor Name
|Tame Impala, Kevin Parker||Law clerk||Before Parker became a musician, he was working as a law clerk in Perth, Australia. He actually wrote some of his first songs whilst bored and travelling around for work delivering court documents. When music began to take over and his work began to slack, he was threatened with being fired and quit instead. - Lefty Lucy|
|Timo Maas, Timo Maas||Cell phone salesman||This German electronica DJ worked for Deutsch Telekom. - Tommy|
|Toby Keith, Toby Keith||Oilfield worker and semi-pro football player||Toby was in his 30's before he got his first record contract. - Cheeseburger in Parodies|
|Train, Johnny Colt||Tv Host||The host of the Travel Channel's reality show At Full Volume. - Optimus Lime|
|Train, Johnny Colt||Co-owner of the backline company Avatar Events Group.||Avatar Events Group is a music equipment rental, production, storage, and rehearsal space company which also hosts numerous local and international based bands and musicians. - Optimus Lime|
|Train, Johnny Colt||Radio Co-Host||He co-hosts the AM radio talk show 'Politely Disruptive' on WMLB AM1690 (the Voice of the Arts). The show airs on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the metro Atlanta area. - Optimus Lime|
|Trio Niskalaukaus, Timo Rautiainen||Teacher||The head of Finnish hard rock ensemble, Trio Niskalaukaus, Timo Rautiainen worked as a comprehensive school teacher until his late thirties and making a career in rock and roll. - Susanna Viljanen|
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