Eye Mind: Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators
“One of the most exhilarating and important rock ’n’ roll stories ever told.”—Julian Cope
The trailblazing 13th Floor Elevators released the first “psychedelic” rock album in America, transforming culture throughout the 1960s and beyond. The Elevators followed their own spiritual cosmic agenda, to change society by finding a new path to enlightenment. Their battles with re
the most annoying thing about this book is the author's total buying into the tommy hall schtick. uhhhhh, sorry, but tommy hall isn't/wasn't any kind of a visionary genius, or whatever it is you're trying to make him out to be. more like a shit-talking control-freaking drug addict with a BA in philosophy. big deal.
otherwise, this is fascinating stuff.
Second, after reading this book, I felt like I was on an acid trip for week after...it's 11 o'clock somewhere and mama needs her sugar. In fact if mybloodstream were to be tested for any illegal substances after reading this book, I'd surely be doing at l...more
The title is a slight misnomer as the book goes into great detail about all of...more