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BÜRO DLB - IDEE-REALISATION-KOMMUNIKATION
Daniel Leutenegger
Bulliard 95
CH-1792 Cordast
Tel +41 (0)26 684 16 45 (nachmittags)
Fax +41 (0)26 684 36 45
E-Mail
www.buero-dlb.ch

DER US-AMERIKANISCHE PSYCHEDELIC-ROCK-PIONIER ROKY ERICKSON IST GESTORBEN

DER US-AMERIKANISCHE PSYCHEDELIC-ROCK-PIONIER ROKY ERICKSON IST GESTORBEN

01.06.2019 Der am 15. Juli 1947 in Dallas (Texas) geborene US-amerikanische Sänger und Gitarrist Roky Erickson (Bild) ist am 31. Mai 2019 in Austin (Texas) gestorben. Vor seiner wechselhaften Solo-Karriere war er von 1965 bis zu deren Auflösung im Jahr 1969 Mitglied der Band The 13th Floor Elevators, die zu den Pionieren des Psychedelic Rock zählen. *)


Bild: Roky Erickson bei den Austin Music Awards 2008, bei denen er einen Lifetime Achievment Award erhielt  - Foto: Ron Baker (https://www.flickr.com/photos/kingsnake - Lizenz: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en - Datei: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roky_Erickson_Billy_Gibbons_by_Ron_Baker.jpg

Roky Erickson Ascends to the 13th Floor (1947-2019)

Reports started piling up swiftly on social networks at quitting time. Reports finally verified it around 5pm. An epitaph suddenly appearing atop son Jegar Erickson's Facebook page proved all the confirmation anyone needed: "Goodnight Daddy."

https://www.austinchronicle.com/daily/music/2019-05-31/roky-erickson-ascends-to-the-13th-floor-1947-2019/

Roky Erickson, Psychedelic Rock Pioneer, Dead at 71

13th Floor Elevators singer and cult figure battled mental illness for much of his life, but played an incredible series of comeback shows in the 2000s.

Andy Greene

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/roky-erickson-dead-obituary-843105/

Flashback: Roky Erickson Serenades Demons and Zombies on 'The Evil One'

Late singer-guitarist's brilliant 1980 album paired triumphant rock with eerily vivid occult themes.

Hank Shteamer

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/roky-erickson-tribute-evil-one-think-of-demons-843279/

R.I.P. Roky Erickson: 10 Essential Tracks from the Psychedelic Rock Pioneer

Morgan Enos

https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/8514023/roky-erickson-10-essential-tracks-rip

Roky Erickson, Legendary Psychedelic Musician, Dies at 71

Roky Erickson - lead vocalist and principal songwriter for the psychedelic band the 13th Floor Elevators and one of the leading lights of Texas rock - died Friday in Austin.

Chris Morris

https://variety.com/2019/music/news/roky-erickson-legendary-psychedelic-musician-dies-at-71-1203230465/

Roky Erickson: the visionary who took a trip to the edge of rock'n'roll

Psychedelic rocker's overindulgence with acid left a narrow but deep musical legacy

Michael Hann

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/jun/01/roky-erickson-the-visionary-who-took-a-trip-to-the-edge-of-rocknroll

Geliebtes Alien

"You're Gonna Miss Me" hieß der größte Hit seiner Band 13th Floor Elevators, und ja, man wird ihn vermissen: Roky Erickson, Pionier der psychedelischen Rockmusik, ist im Alter von 71 Jahren verstorben.

Andreas Borcholte

https://www.spiegel.de/kultur/musik/roky-erickson-tot-pionier-des-psychedelic-rock-mit-71-jahren-verstorben-a-1270338.html

Audios / Videos:

13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS - YOU'RE GONNA MISS ME (UPGRADED)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6JLKbSjH3E

Roky Erickson - I Think of Demons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7RjGwLbq30

Mehr:

https://www.rokyerickson.com/

https://www.facebook.com/rokyericksonTM/

https://www.discogs.com/artist/306494-Roky-Erickson

*) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roky_Erickson

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