RIP Roky Erickson

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RIP Roky Erickson

Post by 1bottlerocket » Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:04 am

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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by HorseyBoy » Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:55 am

Ah, man. Just a flat-out genius, great songwriter and all around game changer. So many great songs, but this one always kills me:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LCMvhFym0-U

And if you've never seen "You're Gonna Miss Me", now's as good a time as any to track it down:



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVFLqzJB6qw
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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by Spook » Sat Jun 01, 2019 12:51 pm

Saw him a couple of years ago, one of my all time favourites.
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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by simonm » Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:48 pm

aah - fuck! Roky meant a lot to me, and i shed a tear when i heard the news this morning, saw him in London on that tour too, amazing gig!

here are a couple of faves:



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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by redeyeflight » Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:54 pm

Roky was pure rock n roll.
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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by Rygar » Sun Jun 02, 2019 12:15 am

Light things up, Roky, wherever you are! If you feel like spooking, what a ghost, Roky the Ghost!
So burn the flame!
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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by superslidetail » Mon Jun 03, 2019 3:37 pm

RIP! That documentary was very good as I remember it.
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Re: RIP Roky Erickson

Post by The Captain » Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:20 pm

A true legend. And what a legacy he'll leave, that dude influenced a hell of a lot of people. God speed.

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