Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson

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Top Songs

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Don't Slander Me
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Starry Eyes
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Don't Shake Me Lucifer [Live]
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Two Headed Dogs
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Haunt

Albums

  • Live at Raul's

    Jun 2019 • 2 songs

  • All That May Do My Rhyme

    Feb 2017 • 11 songs

  • Two Headed Dogs

    Sep 2010 • 4 songs

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Roky 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 singer, Erickson dropped out of high school to become a professional musician. In 1965, he penned his...
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