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Sky Saxon 1937-2009: A Belated Tribute to an Acid-Punk Icon

Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, June 2009

Lost in the the shock and hysteria of Michael Jackson's death was the scant reportage of another pop passing: that of crazed LA garage-pop singer Sky Saxon, frontman of the Doors-ish Seeds. I've adapted a section of my LA music history Waiting for the Sun as a way of saying goodbye.

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