Wanna Know What Your favorite Artists Did Before Hitting It Big

In celebration of Labor Day, here are some of the jobs country stars had before they hit it big.

  • Luke Bryan cleaned out grain bins at his father's peanut mill. 
  • Kellie Picker was a roller skating server at Sonic.
  • Joe Nichols sold steaks door-to-door.
  • Brad Paisley interned at a manager's office. He hated it. Now he's one of the manager's biggest clients. 
  • Alan Jackson worked on cars and in construction.
  • Dierks Bentley cleaned toilets at Arizona's Lake Powell. 
  • Eric Church took orders at a home shopping network. 
  • Jason Aldean was a soda delivery man.
  • Trace Adkins worked on oil rigs. 
  • Reba McEntire rustled cattle on her family's ranch. 
  • Faith Hill worked at McDonald's.
  • Phillip Sweet of Little Big Town was a custodian cleaning bathrooms at the mall. 
  • Tim McGraw cleaned and fixed shopping carts at a supermarket.

And to make Labor Day more fun... Maybe these artists have inspired a Labor Day playlist... Download the iHeartRadio App and put together the perfect "soundtrack" for the long holiday weekend!

Here are a few suggestions to get you started:

  • "40-Hour Week"-Alabama
  • "Working Man's PHD"-Aaron Tippin
  • "Working Man's Blues" - Merle Haggard
  • "Coal Miner's Daughter" - Loretta Lynn
  • "9 to 5" - Dolly Parton
  • "Take This Job and Shove It" - Johnny Paycheck
  • "Honey I'm Home" - Shania Twain
  • "Hard Workin' Man" - Brooks and Dunn
  • "Little Man" - Alan Jackson
  • "Shift Work" - Kenny Chesney and George Strait"
  • "Something More" - Sugarland
  • "The Only Way I Know" - Jason Aldean
  • "Lord Have Mercy on the Working Man" - Travis Tritt
  • "The Only Way I Know" - Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan and Eric Church

Share the songs your adding to this playlist here! 

And be safe and God Bless!

Kathi Yeager

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