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Hailing from Austin, Texas, the members of 13th Floor Elevators were one of the first artists to describe their music as psychedelic. Their lyrics and sleeve notes openly and religiously endorsed the use of drugs (particularly ) to alter human consciousness for the better.

The band rattled to the middle of the Hot 100 in 1966 with You're Gonna Miss Me, anchored by Roky Erickson's unforgettable yelping vocals, Stacy Sutherland's guitar, and Tommy Hall's runs. According to… read more

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  • Underrated band. Very interesting psychedelic sound.
  • Easter Everywhere is the better album
  • beautiful and moving psychedelic rock.
  • Join THE original 13th Floor Elevators group on the Internet; going since 1998 and now on Facebook. Almost 3,000 members! https://www.facebook.com/groups/13thfloorelevators
  • Yes. I was coming here to praise Splash 1. Incredible song.
  • Splash 1 amazing song!
  • http://www.last.fm/music/The+Gorlons
  • this band is surreal ... to look like they are aliens
  • will be playing first show in decades at Austin Psych fest. trve mystics. will be the cultural event of the year - do not miss out

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