Episode 615: Roky Erickson, Rest in Power

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June 5, 2019

Music:

  • 13th Floor Elevators “Fire Engine” The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (International Artists) 1966
  • Roky Erickson “I Have Always Been Here Before” The Holiday Inn Tapes (Fan Club) 1987
  • 13th Floor Elevators “You’re Gonna Miss Me” The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (International Artists) 1966

Notes:

On May 31, 2019, psychedelic rock artist Roky Erickson passed away at the of age 71. He was known for combining psychedelia with garage rock, and simultaneously influenced wide range of musicians while dealing with mental health issues. Jim & Patrick pay tribute to Roky by sharing their experiences listening to his music, as well as highlights of his career.

Where credit is due: Thumbnail image via RokyErickson.com.

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