White Stripes frontman Jack White considered becoming a priest, and was even accepted at a Wisconsin seminary, before he decided to be a musician.
Twice-married White, 31, agonised over his decision until be became an apprentice upholsterer at 15 and started learning the guitar.
White confesses his early desires to join the clergy still haunt him. He says, "I still think about it at times.
"It's having a calling, and sometimes you don't know what that is."