They haven’t always had it so easy, working as janitors, plumbers and salesmen.  Some of country music’s hottest names have gotten their hands pretty dirty in the past.
Take Willie Nelson for example:
Willie Nelson used to be a cotton picker. Then again, "Cotton" could be the street name for another substance that tends to make its users sing "Fly me to the moon."
I'm going to spare you the recap about Willie being arrested for Pot Possession. Frankly, I think it would have been more supprising if he didn't have weed on his tour bus. Instead, watch Willie Nelson Discuss His Marijuana Use on 'Larry King Live!'

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Now, while I put  shears to  some "Wool" you can go through the rest of the Worst Pre-Fame Jobs at theboot.com