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Old 08-03-2017, 11:57 AM
 
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Mine was when I was 16 being a part time shop assistant at a small shop in the village where I lived at the timem
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Old 08-03-2017, 12:11 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles area
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Elevator operator. But I got fired because I couldn't remember the route.
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:10 PM
 
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... Back in the early 60's, I took over a newspaper delivery route in our neighborhood and beyond ... EVERY DAY, for a little more than 2 years. Once it got to be too much of an "intrusion" on my cool, rock-n-roll life, I turned it over to my next-youngest brother, who ran it for about the same amount of time.
That was close to the time when I started to play drums for local bands, semi-professionally. The early days of Rock-n-Roll were pretty easy to play drums to (think "Platters", "Ventures" or "Five Satins", and there were 2 or 3 bands wanting a drummer for their occasional gigs ...
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Old 08-03-2017, 04:55 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia/South Jersey area
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camp counselor at a YMCA camp in Upstate NY. lol, loved it.
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Old 08-03-2017, 05:58 PM
 
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Gas station attendant pumping gas in 1971 (age 15) making $1.65/hr. I used to hate when it was raining and people would come in for $1 worth of gas (which was 3 gallons back then). That was also one of the very few jobs I had where Social Security deductions were made. I think I have a grand total of 7 quarters of SS credit in my lifetime, all from work in the early 1970s.
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Old 08-03-2017, 06:21 PM
 
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First job was a newspaper route at 13 . But by age 16 i was working as a drummer
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Old 08-03-2017, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Florida
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cutting grass
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Old 08-03-2017, 08:08 PM
 
Location: OH>IL>CO>CT
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Age 16, pinsetter in bowling alley. Paid 10 cents a line. Started in Dec 1960, so my SS Earnings Statement wages for 1960 are a whopping $9.00. Not one of my SS "Highest 35" ;-)
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Old 08-03-2017, 08:09 PM
 
Location: Sierra Nevada Land, CA
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Bus boy at an IHOP. $1.25 an hour. 1967. Quit after four days after an older bus boy tried to molest me in the cooler. Yuck!
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Old 08-03-2017, 08:57 PM
 
Location: North of Dallas
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Pizza delivery. I started when I was 19, and had that job for three years. I was one of just a few young women in the shop. It was a great job at the time, and paid well for college kids working part-time.
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