Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

The Man Who Went Too High: Roky Erickson

Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 8 June 2007

THE MOST IMPROBABLE of rock comebacks began on the night of March 19, 2005 at an Austin, Texas restaurant called Threadgill's. Every year, the eatery hosts the Roky Erickson Psychedelic Ice Cream Social, in aid of the city's most troubled musical icon. That year, though, the line up included the man himself, something even his closest friends imagined they would never see.

Total word count of piece: 2051

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: