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Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson
Born: Jul 15, 1947 in Dallas, TX
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
True Love Cast Out All Evil
Released: 2010
Label: Anti
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One of the most remarkable things about Roky Erickson’s collaboration with Okkervil River, 2010’s True Love Cast Out All Evil, is the simple fact it exists at all. The story of Erickson’s long struggle ...Read full review
You're Gonna Miss Me [Original Soundtrack]
Released: 2007
Label: Palm Pictures
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Keven McAlester, director of the Roky Erickson documentary You're Gonna Miss Me, claims at the end of his liner notes for this soundtrack that what many critics told him all along is, in fact, correct: ...Read full review