Famous Musicians Who Once Had Terrible Day Jobs

We all had to start somewhere, even rock and roll legends. It’s hard to imagine a rock god like Kurt Cobain as a janitor or Pink working the fryer at McDonald’s, but before they were famous, they both had jobs just like us. Lucky for them, they found success recording music. 

For the most part, these gigs weren’t a major drawback for these musicians. Kanye West even credits his time working at the Gap for helping him achieve success in the fashion industry. B.B. King liked driving a tractor so much, he called himself a “superstar tractor driver.”

Of course, it wasn’t all wine and roses. Many of these musicians were fired from their day jobs. Madonna didn’t make it past her first day at Dunkin’ Donuts. Snoop Dogg was caught stealing the groceries he was supposed to be bagging. And Eddie Vedder was too busy playing guitar to do a very good job as a security guard at a posh San Diego hotel.

It all worked out in the end for these famous musicians. Their day jobs were just small bumps on the road to achieving their rock and roll dreams. If only we could all be so lucky. 
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