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Roky Erickson

American musician and singer-songwriter, 1947-2019

Roky Erickson

American musician and singer-songwriter, 1947-2019
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birthday
15th
July, 1947
Death
31st
May, 2019
Birth Place
Dallas, Texas, US
Birth Sign
cancer
Biography

Roger Kynard “Roky” Erickson (July 15, 1947 – May 31, 2019) was an American musician and singer-songwriter. He was a founding member and the leader of the 13th Floor Elevators and a pioneer of the psychedelic rock genre.

instruments played
Guitar
Harmonica
Piano
Vocals
Associated Acts

The 13th Floor Elevators, Roky Erickson & the Aliens, The Explosives, Okkervil River, The Black Angels, The Spades

Birth Name

Roger Kynard Erickson

Genres

Psychedelic rock garage rock acid rock

Labels

Columbia, CBS, Restless, Pink Dust, Enigma Records, Five Hours Back, Fan Club, Sympathy for the Record Industry, Triple X, Emperor Jones, Norton, New Rose, Swordfish

Occupations

Musician, singer-songwriter

Years Active

1964 2019

Name

Roky Erickson

Nationality

United States of America

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