When I first started in Milwaukee radio I worked the overnight shift at Lazer 103. On the drive to my midnight gig, I would attempt to loosen up my voice by talking to myself in the car or even reading street signs out loud.
Sure, I would sing along to a song or two, but it always sounded like I was either just waking up or about to fall back asleep. My vocal strength was not that of a veteran DJ.
I was so concerned about how I sounded that I sometimes drank hot tea with a lemon just to loosen up my vocal cords. Over time, I became more confident while my vocal chords got stronger and itâ€™s that strength which has allowed me to make a living off it, until now.
The moral of the story is donâ€™t take for granted what has gotten you to where you are today. It can be taken from you at any time. Letâ€™s see if my vocal cords and I still have the strength to carry on.
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