Roky Erickson

    Roky Erickson

    • Roky Erickson
    Roky Erickson

    Roky Erickson

    • Roky Erickson

    Roky Erickson

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    Night of the VampireRoky Erickson

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        Like Syd Barrett, a common point of reference, Roky Erickson rose to cult-hero status as much for his music as for his tragic personal life; in light of his legendary bouts with madness and mythic drug abuse, the influence exerted by his garage-bred psychedelia was often lost in the shuffle. Born Roger Kynard Erickson on July 15, 1947, in Dallas, TX, he began playing the piano at age five; by age 12, he had also taken up the guitar. The child of an architect and would-be opera s... Read more

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