David Lee Roth, paramedic. Soon, the former Van Halen frontman will be “Jump”-starting the hearts of more than just his aging groupies, reports CBC Art News. In his new role as paramedic-in-training, 50-year-old Roth, who worked as a surgical orderly before becoming a rock star, has cut his hair and spent the last few weeks riding more than 200 times in New York City ambulances in the boroughs of Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, where he attends to victims anonymously. No one has recognized him so far, perhaps because, in Bob Dylan’s words, they’re “busy dying.” But not long ago, Diamond Dave actually saved the life of a Bronx woman by defibrillating her heart. He’s still got it.
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