The passage of Roky Erickson in May 2019 brings the conclusion of what has been perhaps the most rock and roll of all rock and roll stories. The story of the musical genius who fronted a band that quite literally created an entire genre of rock is filled with tragedy, drugs, innovative music, mental institutions, electroshock therapy, mystery, mysticism, redemption, and an untouchable voice, the exemplary voice for all rock music that preceded and followed. Here is a tribute to the frontman for the 13th Floor Elevators.
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