Dating famous guy
For many musicians street performance was the most common means of employment before the advent of recording and personal electronics.
Prior to that, a person had to produce any music or entertainment, save for a few mechanical devices such as the barrel organ, the music box, and the piano roll.
One-man bands have historically performed as buskers playing a variety of instruments simultaneously.
One-man bands proliferated in urban areas in the 19th and early 20th centuries and still perform to this day.
They were traveling vendors selling elixirs and potions to improve the health.
They would often employ entertainment acts as a way of making the clients feel better.
In Russia buskers are called skomorokh and their first recorded history appears around the 11th century.
Mariachis, Mexican bands that play a style of music by the same name, frequently busk when they perform while traveling through streets and plazas, as well as in restaurants and bars.
Two of the more famous folk singers are Woody Guthrie and Joan Baez. King is one famous example who came from these roots.The verb to busk, from the word busker, comes from the Spanish root word buscar, with the meaning "to seek".It was used for many street acts, and title of a famous Spanish book about one of them, El Buscón.Performers may do acrobatics, animal tricks, balloon twisting, caricatures, clowning, comedy, contortions, escapology, dance, singing, fire skills, flea circus, fortune-telling, juggling, magic, mime, living statue, musical performance, puppeteering, snake charming, storytelling or reciting poetry or prose, street art such as sketching and painting, street theatre, sword swallowing, and ventriloquism.