BRUNSWICK, Ga. -- A Brunswick teen who drummed a beat on five-gallon buckets last summer for tips now has a set of real drums.

But that drummer boy's performance isn't as appreciated as the one in the Christmas song the season notwithstanding.

A lot of people found 14-year-old T.J. Nelson's playing on his make-do set of upside-down buckets endearing last summer, but a business owner complained to police about his street corner act Tuesday.

T.J. was playing in his shirt sleeves on a downtown corner Tuesday afternoon when a police officer told him he couldn't play for money and that someone had complained about the noise.

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