David Rhoden


We lived at 103 Asbury Drive in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

My first appearance in the paper.

I heard Seasons In the Sun and thought I was going to die.

Watched The Night That Panicked America.

Influences: we got an 8-track tape of folk songs for Christmas.

Star Wars was released in theaters.

Influences: the art of Don Martin.

I helped make a commercial with Mr. Sulu.

I saw Devo on Saturday Night Live.

I saw the Rolling Stones do "Shattered" on Saturday Night Live.

I saw Talking Heads on Saturday Night Live.

Kicks, Atoms Win In CYF.

I got promoted to the sixth grade.

I was walking back from soccer practice when I heard President Reagan had been shot.

I saw Fear on Saturday Night Live.

I saw Billy Squier at the Roundhouse.

I took the Kuder test.

I got kicked out of a record store.

We played Fox and Hounds at Scout meeting and never found the fox.

I saw The Day After on TV.

I was in a band called Dial A Miracle.

Played with a Gene Simmons doll.

I got in a fight outside Pizza Caesar and spent the night in the hospital.

Buncha guys sitting on the couch.

Thanksgiving Punk Fest.

Punk rock comes to Chattanooga.

Bev's birthday, 1985.

Saw Musical Moose and Bend Sinister at the Knights of Columbus Hall.

I worked at Taco Casa in Eastgate Mall.

I saw the Black Crowes before they were really the Black Crowes.

The Red M&Ms recorded our five-song cassette, Unhealthy.

We played a show or two in Chattanooga.

I saw Little Richard on Tom Snyder's show.

My grandfather died.

Red Hot.

A warehouse caught fire while I was home for Thanksgiving.

Goldie's radiator blew up near Poplarville, Mississippi.

I saw Wayne-O-Rama in Chattanooga.

I saw the Wayne White exhibit at the Hunter Museum in Chattanooga.

I went to Chattanooga for Thanksgiving.

Here are ten or twelve albums that really influenced me.


I dreamed a religious group took over my home to make a worship show.

I took a walk around downtown Chattanooga.

First flight in years.

I took pictures of a wig shop on Market Street that looked about the same when I was in high school.

Trey and I went to Riceville, Tennessee, and stopped a couple places on the way.

I got a catfish plate at Uncle Larry's in Chattanooga.

Had lunch downtown with Beverly.

Our lodgings were across the street from a neglected cemetery.

My mom got out some old family photos.

I dreamed my car rolled into a river.