Sevens :: Roky Erickson/Devotional Number One

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.)

Roky Erickson is among the most tortured of our pop ingénues. The Austin singer-songwriter, founding member of the 13th Floor Elevators, and arguable founder of psychedelic rock, is a casualty of the sixties’ oft-ignored fallout; Erickson reportedly took LSD over 300 times in the sixties, was . . .

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