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Roky Erickson (1978)

Interview by Howie Klein, KSAN San Francisco, April 1978

The deeply batty Mr Erickson terrorizes KSAN's presenters, shouts at listener's phoning in, and breaks into "song".

File format: mp3; file size: 41.1mb, interview length: 44' 48" sound quality: ****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Psychedelic Punks Refuse to Die: The Revenge of the 13th Floor Elevators

Profile by Metal Mike Saunders, unpublished, 1972

2009 note: The odd thing about this (unpublished) fall 1972 thing sent to Phonograph Record Monthly (unassigned) is that co-editor Greg Shaw would – ...

Motorhead, Mighty Diamonds et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, June 1977

REVIEWED BY PAUL SIMENON (BASS) AND RODENT (ROADIE) OF THE CLASH. TRANSCRIPTIONS: GIOVANNI DADOMO (AMATEUR) ...

Roky Erickson: One Flew Out Of The Cuckoo's Nest

Retrospective by Jon Savage, Sounds, July 1977

'After you trip, life opens up – you start doing what you wanna do...c'mon, C'MON let it happen to you...' – 'Roller Coaster', 13th Floor ...

Roky Erickson: The Creature With the Atomized Brain, or I Talked With A Zombie

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, August 1980

Are you ready for the Thirteenth Floor Elevators revival? Roky Erickson, cult and occult figure from the swirling mists of psyechedelia, takes time out from ...

His Own Private Realm: Roky Erickson

Interview by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, June 1995

Come with us now to the home of erstwhile 13th Floor Elevator Roky Erickson: a little shack on the outskirts of reality. And marvel how, ...

Roky Erickson

Profile by Ian Fortnam, Uncut, January 1999

While it's an established fact that an extended tour of duty within the darkest recesses of the psychedelic jungle will extinguish myriad illuminations within the ...

Roky Erickson: SXSW, Austin

Live Review by Jason Gross, Harp, June 2005

AS ANOTHER SXSW drew to a close on an abnormally cool Texas afternoon, a roaring half-hour thunderstorm presaged one of the most unexpected comebacks in ...

The Man Who Went Too High: Roky Erickson

Retrospective and Interview by Dorian Lynskey, Guardian, The, 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 ...

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