TALES OF AN ORANGEPEELER
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"Joy Division's Ian Curtis worked in an unemployment office until 1979, well after the band had released their debut EP. Van Morrison immortalised his old job as a window cleaner in the 1982 song Cleaning Windows; composer Philip Glass wasn't able to quit his jobs as a plumber and a taxi-driver until the age of 41."