A Towering Experience

By K.D. Sanders

Biography & memoir, Music & musicians, Short stories | eBook


K.D. worked at the famous Tower Records on Sunset Blvd, and this details some of his tribulations there. Not only do you get various stories about celebrities, who came into the store, but the fact K.D. was homeless and living in his van during this time period adds some personal drama to the story as well. It's not lengthy but it's well written and never gets boring. If you are a huge music fan or musician such as myself, or if you enjoy slice of life type stories, I think you should check this one out!"




"A Towering Experience" is the story about a drummer named K.D. who moved from Florida to Los Angeles, California to "make it" in a band. As with so many bands trying to make it, the band breaks up and the other members return "home". K.D. decides to stay in L.A. living in his 1973 Volkswagen. K.D. worked at Tower records on the famous Sunset Strip while living in his van for over 3 years until that one fateful day when his van was towed away. With nowhere else to go, he slept behind Tower records continuing to work at the record store. After declining sales of CD's and the power of the Internet, the unthinkable happened, Tower records went out of business. He didn't know what to do, as he was band less, homeless and now job less he decided to take a Greyhound bus 3,000 miles back to his hometown in the Florida Keys. Always writing poems and lyrics in hopes that he could make a song one day with his words. He paid a production company 200 dollars to put music to his lyrics for the song, "Alcohol Call" recorded by David Fox (guitar/vocals) of Magic Key Productions. Old school country band, Fall Down Daddy was founded/born by lyricist K.D. Sanders. The sound is reminiscent of Hank Williams Sr with a dash of Johnny Cash. The song, "Alcohol Call" has been released as K.D. remains band less, job less and homeless in his hometown in the Florida Keys but he also remains optimistic, thankful and hopeful that he has a song and stories to release to the world that just might change his current living situation and maybe someone else's. The author is grateful for and gives thanks to his Creator for making everything possible and hopes you enjoy the journey of his book series, "Where Did My Life Go?"


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"A Towering Experience" is the story about a drummer named K.D. who moved from Florida to Los Angeles, California to "make it" in a band. As with so many bands trying to make it, the band breaks up and the other members return "home". K.D. decides to stay in L.A. living in his 1973 Volkswagen. K.D. worked at Tower records on the famous Sunset Strip while living in his van for over 3 years unt...


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