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A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond

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  • Title: A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond
  • Author: Ben Graham
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 271
  • Format: Kindle Edition
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    1 thought on “A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond

    1. Well-researched book about the origin of psychedelic music in Texas. An ugly beginning, stemming from drugs, that resulted in absolutely astounding music. Screw Brian Wilson and his so-called genius; Tommy Hall and Roky Erickson were the real thing. Most of it was badly managed by record companies who had no idea what they were dealing with. I grew up on this stuff although I never did drugs and was too young to attend the teen clubs where it was performed. Still it moved me in ways where drugs [...]

    2. I would say this is THE definitive book on the seminal Texas psychedelic garage/punk movement. It seem to focus main,y of the 13th floor elevators, but also manages to feed in a little about other Texas legends like Red Krayola, Bubble Puppy, Golden Dawn, Moving Sidewalks and even Poor Janis Joplin. I reckon it would have been even better if it included more on the 80s and 90s, bands like Butthole Surfers and Scratch Acid.s essentially also about the Austin scene, which when ypu look at it is a [...]

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