Top Ten Jobs Musicians Had Before They Were Famous

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They were not born as giants, they worked regular day jobs like anyone else, and as they say, you can't kill metal, but you often can't pay bills either resulting in prominent musicians who kept their day jobs despite reaching fame.

The Top Ten

1 Safety Lecturer for Truck Drivers - Chuck Billy

Worked for 17 years as a lecturer - Ananya

2 Jimi Hendrix Roadie - Lemmy Kilmister
3 Computer Specialist - Mike Mangini

Worked on a program that studied the links between the human brain and body - Metal_Treasure

4 Pilot - Bruce Dickinson
5 Drug Dealer - Dave Mustaine V 2 Comments
6 Upholsterer - Jack White

The white stripes frontman was an upholsterer, one man business called third man upholstery - Ananya

7 Policeman - Matt Barlow

This guy is awesome as a singer and personality. - Metal_Treasure

8 Union Carpenter - Steve Souza
9 Assistant Coroner - Jonathan Davis
10 Construction Worker - Ozzy Osbourne

But hated his job - Ananya

Hated his job? Even slaughter-house worker? I'd think he'd enjoy that and even incorporate it into his stage act - Billyv

The Contenders

11 Janitor - Kurt Cobain

When he was 20, worked as a janitor. - Ananya

12 Biomedical Engineer - Gregg Gillis
13 Topless DJ - Jill Janus

Does this mean "headless" or "flat-chested"? - Billyv

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1. Safety Lecturer for Truck Drivers - Chuck Billy
2. Jimi Hendrix Roadie - Lemmy Kilmister
3. Upholsterer - Jack White
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1. Computer Specialist - Mike Mangini
2. Pilot - Bruce Dickinson
3. Policeman - Matt Barlow
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