In honor of Labor Day, TheBoot.com counts down 10 musicians who gave their blood, sweat and tears to some pretty bad jobs on their way to the top.

1. Dierks Bentley - Toilet Cleaner
2. Johnny Cash - Cotton Picker
3. Trace Adkins - Oil Worker
4. Reba McEntire - Cowgirl
5. Phillip Sweet (Little Big Town) - Mall Maintenance Man
6. Joe Nichols - Steak Salesman
7. Steve Earle - Car Wash Attendant
8. Faith Hill and Martina McBride - T-Shirt Sellers
9. Eric Church - Shop-at-Home Phone Operator
10. Kellie Pickler - Fast Food Car Hop