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6th Oct '16 4:43:19 PM StFan
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* Floyd in ''ComicStrip/BeyondTheBlackStump'', whose playing is so terrible people are more likely to pay him to stop -- even when he's playing air guitar.
* ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'': Annie worked as this together with "Uncle" Dan.
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* In ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}'s Fighting Legion'' one of the baddies is a DreadfulMusician mariachi who uses his busking as a cover for relaying secret messages.

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* In ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}'s ''Franchise/{{Zorro}}'s Fighting Legion'' one of the baddies is a DreadfulMusician mariachi who uses his busking as a cover for relaying secret messages.



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* Floyd in ''ComicStrip/BeyondTheBlackStump'', whose playing is so terrible people are more likely to pay him to stop -- even when he's playing air guitar.
* ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'': Annie worked as this together with "Uncle" Dan.
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* Floyd in ''ComicStrip/BeyondTheBlackStump'', whose playing is so terrible people are more likely to pay him to stop -- even when he's playing air guitar.
* ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'': Annie worked as this together with "Uncle" Dan.
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* There's a PixarShort called "[[WesternAnimation/OneManBand2005 One Man Band]]", where a little girl wanting to toss a coin in a fountain to make a wish is accosted by two street musicians, each wanting her coin. They finally make her lose it and she demands to be compensated. They give her a violin, and when she proves to be a virtuoso, someone tosses her a bag full of coins.

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* There's a PixarShort WesternAnimation/PixarShort called "[[WesternAnimation/OneManBand2005 One Man Band]]", "WesternAnimation/OneManBand", where a little girl wanting to toss a coin in a fountain to make a wish is accosted by two street musicians, each wanting her coin. They finally make her lose it and she demands to be compensated. They give her a violin, and when she proves to be a virtuoso, someone tosses her a bag full of coins.



-->'''Kahn''': ''She's playing in street for lousy tourists! She should be playing in Royal Albert Hall for Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles!

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-->'''Kahn''': ''She's -->'''Kahn:''' She's playing in street for lousy tourists! She should be playing in Royal Albert Hall for Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles!
16th Sep '16 6:28:35 AM jamespolk
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* There's a PixarShort called "One Man Band", where a little girl wanting to toss a coin in a fountain to make a wish is accosted by two street musicians, each wanting her coin. They finally make her lose it and she demands to be compensated. They give her a violin, and when she proves to be a virtuoso, someone tosses her a bag full of coins.

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* There's a PixarShort called "One "[[WesternAnimation/OneManBand2005 One Man Band", Band]]", where a little girl wanting to toss a coin in a fountain to make a wish is accosted by two street musicians, each wanting her coin. They finally make her lose it and she demands to be compensated. They give her a violin, and when she proves to be a virtuoso, someone tosses her a bag full of coins.
14th May '16 9:37:17 PM nombretomado
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* One time on ''MadAboutYou'' Paul got some change for a pay phone (remember those?) from a street performer by putting a dollar in the guitar case and taking coins out. He was looked at askance by the performer and passers-by, who thought he was just taking money out. He made a big deal about putting in a five and just taking a little change.

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* One time on ''MadAboutYou'' ''Series/MadAboutYou'' Paul got some change for a pay phone (remember those?) from a street performer by putting a dollar in the guitar case and taking coins out. He was looked at askance by the performer and passers-by, who thought he was just taking money out. He made a big deal about putting in a five and just taking a little change.
21st Mar '16 12:42:00 PM staticat09
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* On the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "The Bluegrass Is Always Greener", Connie and Bobby end up doing this because they can't pay bus fares. Kahn [[Main/LampshadeHanging lampshades]] this fact:
-->'''Kahn''': ''She's playing in street for lousy tourists! She should be playing in Royal Albert Hall for Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles!
13th Mar '16 4:15:30 PM Pichu-kun
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* According to their song "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piXDIeaxiJ8 It's A Hard, Hard Life]]", The Stingers from ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' began as musicians living off the streets of Germany. They began slowly gaining popularity until [[RagsToRiches they became a hit band]] that fills out stadiums and clubs.

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* According to their song "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piXDIeaxiJ8 It's A Hard, Hard Life]]", The Stingers from ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' began as musicians living off the streets of Germany. They began slowly gaining popularity until [[RagsToRiches [[SelfMadeMan they became a hit band]] that fills out stadiums and clubs.
13th Mar '16 4:07:15 PM Pichu-kun
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* An episode of ''TomAndJerryTales'' has Tom and Jerry competing against each other on opposite street corners, performing music for money.

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* An episode of ''TomAndJerryTales'' ''WesternAnimation/TomAndJerryTales'' has Tom and Jerry competing against each other on opposite street corners, performing music for money.


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* According to their song "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piXDIeaxiJ8 It's A Hard, Hard Life]]", The Stingers from ''WesternAnimation/{{Jem}}'' began as musicians living off the streets of Germany. They began slowly gaining popularity until [[RagsToRiches they became a hit band]] that fills out stadiums and clubs.
21st Feb '16 3:50:17 PM KidDynamite
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* The Bangles in "Hero Takes A Fall"
* Dire Straits "Walk Of Life" features a Mark Knopfler Expy playing in a subway.

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* The Bangles Music/TheBangles in "Hero Takes A Fall"
* Dire Straits Music/DireStraits "Walk Of Life" features a Mark Knopfler Expy playing in a subway.
10th Dec '15 5:33:51 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Zorro}}'s Fighting Legion'' one of the baddies is a DreadfulMusician mariachi who uses his busking as a cover for relaying secret messages.

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* In ''{{Zorro}}'s ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}'s Fighting Legion'' one of the baddies is a DreadfulMusician mariachi who uses his busking as a cover for relaying secret messages.
30th Oct '15 5:30:56 PM nombretomado
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* ''VideoGame/FableII'' - being a street musician (by playing a GuitarHero-style rhythm game) is one way you can earn money.

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* ''VideoGame/FableII'' - being a street musician (by playing a GuitarHero-style VideoGame/GuitarHero-style rhythm game) is one way you can earn money.
23rd Aug '15 9:07:49 PM nombretomado
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* The ''{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr Monk and the Very Dead Man" concerns a murdered street musician. The other police become convinced that it's the work of a serial killer in the making, one targeting street musicians. So they have Lt. Disher pose as a busker to draw the killer out.

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* The ''{{Monk}}'' ''Series/{{Monk}}'' episode "Mr Monk and the Very Dead Man" concerns a murdered street musician. The other police become convinced that it's the work of a serial killer in the making, one targeting street musicians. So they have Lt. Disher pose as a busker to draw the killer out.
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