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Posted by | 14th July 2015 | Across Scotland, Apprentice, Apprenticeship News, Creative, Creative Skillset, Jobs, Uncategorized

Interested in a career in music but not getting anywhere fast? Don’t worry. Some of the greatest artists in the world started out performing on the streets.

Musicians have long busked in the hopes of making quick cash or getting their big break – and many of the world’s biggest stars started out their careers by taking to the streets to share their talent with the world.

In recent years, the trend for famous singers going undercover and performing to the public has risen. Whether it’s an experiment to see whether passers-by recognise these stars in an everyday environment, or going back to their roots to engage with their fans, here are ten of the best celebrity busking moments.

  1. Donovan
  2. Bruce Springsteen
  3. Notorious B.I.G
  4. Passenger
  5. Joshua Bell
  6. Justin Bieber
  7. Neil Young
  8. U2
  9. Nile Rodgers
  10. Paul McCartney
  11. Ed Sheeran

Click here to read their stories on The Herald

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