Roky Erickson

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Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
May 31, 2019 (71)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
15, 1947
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Death Date
May 31, 2019 (71)

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Psychedelic rock pioneer who was a co-founder of the band the 13th Floor Elevators. He has written songs like "We Sell Soul."

Before Fame

He was a proficient guitar and piano player by the age of ten.

Trivia

He earned his most successful songwriting credit with "You're Gonna Miss Me" in 1966.

Family Life

He had three children named Jegar, Spring, and Cydne with his wife Dana Gaines.

Associated With

Some of his songs were covered by Billy Gibbons' band ZZ Top.

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