THINGS TO DO BEFORE I TURN 40
by BUTCH WALKER
*Go to a KISS concert at 8 years old. seal fate for future.
*play drums for Elvis Presley cover band by 12 yrs old with all guys in
their 30's. get kicked out for flirting with singers' daughter.
*start cover band. lose virginity to keyboard player in cover band. break up cover band.
*move to LA at 17 with hair metal band. get signed to last big record deal ever given to hair metal bands.
*tour the world in hair metal band. perceive public not to care. break up hair metal band.
*start new band with some members from hair metal band. tour for last half of 90's in van.
*get signed during Alternative Rock Number Band Blitz with band The Marvelous 3.
*have hit on radio and MTV. play hit on Late Night TV shows. no one play hit anymore. break band up. sell van.
*have nervous breakdown..... maybe put out solo album.
*put out more solo albums.
*get asked to write and produce songs for some famous pop and rock acts.
*buy car with royalty check from writing and producing songs for some famous pop and rock acts.
*tour tour tour.
*get writers block. have very quiet nervous breakdown.
*maybe suffer from some sort of loss or tragedy.
*have wildfire destroy house and studio... and car bought with royalty check.
*write record called "Sycamore Meadows".
*tour. get some good reviews.
*buy new car from insurance settlement.
*come off the road and record new record called "I Liked It Better When You Had No Heart" with The Black Widows
*have birthday party in Palm Springs.