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Today’s Obsession: Rock Stars’ Other Jobs!

By my teens, all I wanted to do was play piano for a living, and my mother supported me all the way; still, she would occasionally say, “Maybe you ought to learn something else, too—just as a backup.” I was thinking about this very thing the other day when I came across a news item about Peter Green, blues guitarist and founder of Fleetwood Mac, who also worked as a grave digger. It got me to wondering what other rocks stars learned to do something else—just as a backup. I’ve got to say, I was pretty surprised by what I found.More…

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