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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Roky Erickson CD Club Titles

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ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #1
Roky Erickson and The Explosives - 9/25/81 Berkeley, California
(from soundboard cassette, 2nd generation)
1. Cold Night For Alligators
2. Bermuda
3. The Wind And More
4. Starry Eyes
5. You're Gonna Miss Me
6. The Beast
7. Heroin
8. White Faces
9. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
10. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
11. Bloody Hammer
3 songs from a CDR called Spanning Your Theory
electric demos, just Roky and electric guitar @1975
12. Cold Night For Alligators
13. Starry Eyes
14. White Faces

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #2
"Psychedelic Sounds Alternate Mix"
The 13th Floor Elevators Psychedelic Sounds Alternate Mix
From the "Psychedelic Sounds" sessions,
10/66 Summit Sound Studio, Dallas, Texas, unless noted:
1. You're Gonna Miss Me (Contact 45 sessions outtake, Andrus Studios, 1/66)
2. Roller Coaster (alternate mix)
3. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (Houston demos 6/66)
4. Reverberation (Doubt) (official take)
5. Don't Fall Down (alternate mix)
6. Fire Engine (alternate mix)
7. Thru The Rhythm (alternate mix)
8. You Don't Know (alternate mix)
9. Monkey Island (alternate mix)
10. Tried To Hide (Contact 45 sessions outtake)
6/66 Houston Demos, Gold Star Studios:
11. You Gotta Take That Girl
12. Before You Accuse Me
13. You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
9/67 "Easter Everywhere" Sessions, Walt Andrus Studios, Houston, Texas:
14. Dust (alternate mix)
15. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (acoustic, session uncertain)
16. Right Track Now (session uncertain)
3/68 "Beauty And The Beast" Sessions,
IA (formerly Gold Star) Studios, Houston, Texas:
17. Livin' On (Gold Star acetate)
18. I Don't Ever Want To Come Down (Gold Star acetate)
19. Never Another (official take)
20. Wait For My Love
21. Dear Dr. Doom (official take)
22. Fire In My Bones (session uncertain)
23. May The Circle Remain Unbroken (official take)
Notes:
This release reproduces the running order of the original LP using alternate takes. The sound is much better than on the Collectables or Decal releases; the songs were run through sound restoration software with impressive results.
Kingdom of Heaven had to be omitted because there is no alternate or improved mix available. Following that are three songs from the Houston Demos sessions that are available here without the canned audience sounds added on the "Live" album.
Then comes the only known alternate mix from the "Easter Everywhere" sessions, a great version of "Dust," followed by two Roky and Clementine Hall duets that may be from this session also. Following that are the 7 songs that are known to have been recorded for the never completed "Beauty And The Beast" LP. Three of these songs are familiar versions that appeared on the "Bull Of The Woods" LP, but all 7 are put together to get an idea of what "Beauty And The Beast" would have been like.
Tracks 17,18 date from the Spring 1968 Beauty And The Beast sessions. There is a single existing copy of this 10"acetate. It was discovered at the former Gold Star Studios in the mid-1980's and was sold in a Goldmine magazine auction to a private collector in 1985. This acetate was the source of the previously lost/forgotten song I Don't Ever Want To Come Down which was first released on the Elevator Tracks LP in 1987.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #3
"Austin Reunion 1984"
Disc 1:
Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators -
6/16/84 Liberty Lunch, Austin, Texas (Beta Video Master>Gen1 High-Bias Tape>CDr)
1. Before You Accuse Me
2. The Beast
3. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
4. Don't Slander Me
5. You're Gonna Miss Me
6. Clear Night For Love
7. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
Disc 2:
Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators -
6/16/84 Liberty Lunch, Austin, Texas
1. Bloody Hammer
2. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
3. - a short break, Roky speaks -
4. Not Fade Away
5. I Am Her Hero, She Is My Heroine
6. Haunt
7. You're Gonna Miss Me (reprise)
The 13th Floor Elevators - 3/16/66 KAZZ radio, New Orleans Club, Austin, Texas:
8. The Word
9. Monkey Island
10. Roller Coaster
11. I'm Down
12. Gloria
13. You're Gonna Miss Me (faded out to end show)
Notes:
The 1984 show is taken from a first generation high bias cassette of the original beta cam recording. This is the complete show, and the sound is MUCH better then the two previously released pieces (Collectables 'Last Concert' and 'Live In Texas' - side 2). The show is total high energy, Roky is in great voice, the band kicks ass, and the crowd of over 1000 Elevators/Roky fans is loving it. The band: Roky Erickson: vocals, guitar; Greg "Catfish" Forrest, guitar; Ronnie Leatherman, bass; John Ike Walton, drums.
The 13th Floor Elevators on KAZZ-FM is from a tape of unknown generation. This is the complete 30-minute radio show in original order with lots of historically interesting announcer comments, and I believe it is rather rare in this uncut form. The recording methods were obviously primitive, but the band with its original line-up are at their peak, 'Roller Coaster' and 'Gloria' are fantastic. "After you trip life opens up" - on the Texas air waves in early 1966!
The recordings sound better on the LP "The Original Sounds Of", but they are not as complete as on this release. Also, the incomplete version of "You're Gonna Miss Me" is here, and is missing from the afore mentioned LP. It is mostly unedited, with tuning, as well as comments from DJ Rim Kelly.
The full tape of the KAZZ-FM broadcast has now been made available and shows some differences vs. the edited versions as presented on the "Original Sounds"/"Demos Everywhere" bootlegs. The full tape is exactly 30 minutes long and includes DJ talk and a version of "You're Gonna Miss Me" which was left off the bootlegs entirely. The tape has been confirmed as a PA recording, though done primitively.
Roky Erickson: vocals, rhythm guitar; Stacy Sutherland: lead guitar; Tommy Hall: amplified jug; Benny Thurman: bass; John Ike Walton: drums.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #4
"Roky Erickson & The Mystic Knights Of The Sea"
3/17/93 Palmer Auditorium, Austin, Texas
1. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
2. Starry Eyes
3. Don't Slander Me
4. You're Gonna Miss Me
6/13/93 Antone's, Austin, Texas
5. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
6. Starry Eyes
7. You're Gonna Miss Me
7/13/93 La Zona Rosa, Austin, Texas
8. Starry Eyes
9. If You Have Ghosts
10. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
11. Don't Slander Me
12. Starry Eyes
13. Paul Leary talks about Roky, 1988?
Roky & The Aliens, 1/30/76 Longbranch Saloon, Berkeley, California
14. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
15. Boppin's Boppin' Back
16 Sputnik (Alien I Creator)
17. Goodbye Sweet Dreams
Notes:
The fourth issue is a compilation of three short 1993 live sets. The 1993 stuff is all audience and low gen. The filler is Paul Leary telling a few good Roky stories and some Aliens live.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #5
"Best Laid Plans / Demos For Demons"
Disc 1:
Demos for unreleased EP w/Harry Hess on 2nd guitar, 3rd gen source tape
1. Hasn't Anyone Told You? (take 1)
2. Hasn't Anyone Told You? (take 2)
3. For You (I'd Do Anything)
4. I'm Satisfied
5. Something Extra
Demos for Openers, 2nd gen source tape
6. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (cut)
7. I Had To Tell You
8. The Looking Glass Song
9. Bloody Hammer
10. When You Get Delighted
11. True Love Cast Out All Evil (cut)
Disc 2:
Demos for Demon Angel video, 3rd gen source tape
1. I Believe In America
2. I Walked With A Zombie
3. Cold Night For Alligators
4. Mine Mine Mind
9/19/88 Roky's home, Austin, Texas, 1st gen source tape
5. Bashful Bobby
6. Run To Him/Walking With My Angel
7. Susie Baby
Unknown
8. Can't Do You No Justice
9. What Would You Do?
4/5/85 KTXZ-FM Studio, Austin, Texas, 2nd gen source tape
10. I Love The Blind Man
11. I've Never Known This 'Till Now
12. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
13. Starry Eyes
14. John Lawman (cut)

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #6
9/1/80 Roky & the Explosives, Keystone, Berkeley, California, soundboard
1. Cold Night For Alligators
2. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
3. The Creature With The Atom Brain
4. The Wind And More
5. I Think Of Demons
6. Night Of The Vampire
7. John Lawman
8. You're Gonna Miss Me
9. Mine Mine Mind
10. Stand For The Fire Demon
11. Bermuda
12. Bloody Hammer
13. White Faces
14. Night Of The Living Dead
-Bonus Tracks-
15. Don't Shake Me Lucifer (1975 Mars Records Demo)
16. Starry Eyes (12-String Demo)
17. I Walked With A Zombie (1977 Master Tape Demo)
18. The Wind And More (1977 Master Tape Demo)
19. You Don't Love Me Yet (1984 EP Session)
Notes:
The sixth issue is a soundboard recording of Roky and the Explosives at the Keystone, Berkeley, 9/1/80. The signal was a clean soundboard that was digitally enhanced.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #7
13th Floor Elevators - "Avalon 1966"
9/2or3/66 Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco, California, 2nd gen soundboard clone
1. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
2. Before You Accuse Me
3. You Don't Know
4. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
5. I'm Gonna Love You Too
6. You Really Got Me
7. Fire Engine
8. Roll Over Beethoven
9. The Word
10. Monkey Island
11. Roller Coaster (missing track, French LP source)
3/25/66 speed-corrected, Sump'n Else TV Show, WFFA-TV, Dallas, Texas
12. You're Gonna Miss Me
13. Fire Engine
14. You Really Got Me
15. Roll Over Beethoven
5/9/66 speed-corrected, Sump'n Else TV Show, WFFA-TV, Dallas, Texas
16. Mercy, Mercy
17. Tried To Hide
18. Gloria
19. Fire Engine
20. You're Gonna Miss Me
21. Roller Coaster
Notes:
Number 7 is something really special! Really Special! Special! This is a processed clone of a known 2nd gen soundboard recording of the famous "Avalon '66" recording. This quality BLOWS AWAY ALL that came before including the original, French label boot. This is the definitive version. If that wasn't sick enough, we added on the speed corrected Sump'n Else TV Show tracks. These are the same recordings Sundazed botched by putting out at too fast a speed. These are slowed down to the correct pitch so Roky and crew don't sound like Alvin And The Chipmunks.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #8
"Reunions"
13th Floor Elevators (no Stacy or Tommy),
2/11/73 Mother Earth, Austin, Texas, audience
1. Maxine
2. You're Gonna Miss Me
3. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
4. Levitation
5. She's My Friend
6. Baby Blue
7. Rainy Day Woman #12 & #35
8. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
9. Thank God For Civilization
10. I Believe In America
11. Reverberation (cut)
12. Roll Over Beethoven (cut)
13th Floor Elevators (Stacy Sutherland, John Ike, Ronnie Leatherman) -
5/28/77 Ol' Dog Saloon, Ingram, Texas, audience
13. You're Gonna Miss Me
14. Baby Blue
15. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
16. Instrumental
17. All Along The Watchtower
Notes:
Roky CD Club Issue Number 8 is a CD of two 1970's reunions. One is from Mother Earth in Austin on 2/11/73. This doesn't include Stacy or Tommy. The band sounds out of tune and out of practice. Still, it has moments and this band does sound the closest to the original group of all the reunions. The second part is Ol' Dog Saloon, Ingram, TX, 5/28/77. This has Stacy, John Ike, Ronnie but no Roky. A blues belter fills in on vocals. Both recordings are hand held audience and high gen. They have been processed.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #9
1/30/76 The Aliens, Longbranch Saloon, Berkeley, California, audience
1. The Wind And More
2. Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play
3. Don't Slander Me
4. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
5. Boppin's Boppin' Back
6. Sputnik (Alien I Creator)
7. You're Gonna Miss Me
8. Met the Aliens (band intros)
9. Goodbye Sweet Dreams
10. Bermuda
11. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
12. The Interpreter
13. Can't Be Brought Down
14. Mine Mine Mind
15. Starry Eyes
16. Wake Up To Rock 'n' Roll
17. White Faces
18. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
19. Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play
Notes:
Roky CD Club Disc Number 9 is an audience recording of the Aliens at the Longbranch Saloon in 1976. This is low gen and really high energy!

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #10
"Roky Erickson Interviews"
Radio Broadcast on KSAN, San Francisco, California, The Outcast Hour, call-in show, 4/1/78, two sources, FM, one is second gen off studio reel
1. "This is the only program where we have real live babies bumping heads in the night"
2. The Interpreter (45 version)
3. "I think the Sex Pistols are really groovy, they remind me of Fiero LaGuardia"
4. Bloody Hammer (demo tape)
5. "The cow kicked a lantern and started a fire."
6. White Faces (demo)
7. "For every vegetarian there's someone else with a cup of blood"
8. Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play (demo)
9. "Pinky Lee's in jail again"
10. Roky & The Aliens radio promo, 1978
Meeting With An Alien: Roky Erickson, 4/7/80 Austin Cable Television Broadcast
11. Musical influences, trends
12. The Creature With The Atom Brain (acoustic)
13. The 'Elevators: the myth, song collaboration
14. Right Track Now (acoustic)
15. The 'Elevators: police harassment/Dylan
16. Mr. Tambourine Man (acoustic)
17. Spiritual beliefs
18. For You (acoustic)
19. Horror show/new wave
20. Goodbye Sweet Dreams (1975 Mars demo)
Notes:
Number Ten is something special. This is a full CD of Roky Erickson interviews. The capstone of this is 50 minutes of the 4/1/78, Outcast Hour, on KSAN-FM. This is 2nd gen, processed, from the studio reel.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #11
"Stacy Sutherland Interview"
Disc 1:
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Disc 2:
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9. Satisfied Mind
10. Midnight Special
11. Last Thing On My Mind
12. Nadine
13. Positively Fourth Street
14.
Bonus Track - The 13th Floor Elevators, La Bastille, Houston TX April 1, 1973(?)
15. You're Gonna Miss Me
Notes:
The only known interview with Stacy Sutherland. This is a processed clone of the master tape. This interview is two discs long and was done for a high school paper around Jan/Feb 1977. Stacy comes off as intelligent and likable. He tells his version of the story and picks up an acoustic and sings a bit. His wife, Bunny, sings backup vocals. Bunny was to shoot Stacy to death later the next year.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #12
Summer-1979 Roky Erickson and the Explosives, Raul's, Austin, Texas
1. Cold Night For Alligators
2. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
3. Rokyspeak I
4. Mine Mine Mind
5. Rokyspeak II
6. The Wind And More
7. Rokyspeak III
8. Night Of The Vampire
9. You're Gonna Miss Me
10. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
11. Bermuda
12. Rokyspeak IV
13. The Interpreter
14. Starry Eyes
15. I Walked With A Zombie
16. White Faces
Notes:
Raul's was the Punk Rock club in Austin and the Explosives were one of the house bands. Here, they back Roky through a rip roaring set!

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #13
"13th Floor Elevators Interviews"
1. Former station manager of Dallas' WFFA-TV
talks about the 'Elevator's 1966 appearances
on the Sump'n Else TV Show; recorded in the early-1980's
2. Host Ron Chapman attempts to speak with
Tommy Hall on the Sump'n Else TV Show 3/25/66
3. Larry Kane attempts to speak with
the 'Elevators on the Larry Kane TV Show 12/18/66
4. Bull of the Woods radio spot, San Francisco 1969
5. Tommy Hall interviewed by Max Fredrikson 1990
Roky Erickson interviewed on San Rafael KTIM-FM 12/9/75
6. Interview Part 1
7. The Beatles - Rocky Racoon
8. Interview Part 2
9. Roky Erickson & Blieb Alien - Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
10. Interview Part 3
11. 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me
12. 13th Floor Elevators - Roller Coaster
13. Interview Part 4
14. 13th Floor Elevators - I'm Gonna Love You Too
15. Interview Part 5
16. Roky Erickson & Blieb Alien - Starry Eyes
17. Roky Erickson interviewed by Greg Turner
for the June 1978 issue of CLE Magazine
Roky Erickson, unknown date, early 1980s
18. Roky talking
Notes:
This is a companion to CD-R #10. It features attempts of TV show Hosts to interview the 'Elevators. Little did they know that the band had evolved beyond mere conversation! The jewel of this disc is an interview with Tommy Hall in 1990. That's followed by a Roky interview in San Rafael the day of the famous show in River City.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #14
"It's So High That It's Underground"
1975 Mars single (from DAT)
1. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
9/3/82 Trident's, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (audience)
2. Crazy Crazy Mama
3. Bloody Hammer
4. Starry Eyes
5. Don't Slander Me
6. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
7. You're Gonna Miss Me
7/28/78 Whisky-A-Go-Go, Los Angeles, California (w/The Aliens)
8. radio spot
9. Stand For The Fire Demon
10. The Damn Thing
11. The Interpreter
12. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
13. The Wind And More
1979 Raul's, Austin, Texas (soundboard, w/The Explosives)
14. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
15. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
Notes:
Sure, it's a hodge-podge of stuff but it's a hodge-podge made by a fan and not a puke at some crappy, lo-fi, "label". Some thought was put into this one. Some of this hasn't seen the light yet but most of it was "rescued" off other discs that were compiled by the very lo-fi pukes I mentioned above. Get this, the Aliens live material is actually taken off a shitty "best" of the 13th Floor Elevators disc! The bootlegger put the name of the supergroup on the disc but the whole thing is various Roky solo stuff. Nothing moves in a straight line in the 'Elevator's world. What sucks is that most fans are novice, compared to us, and actually buy the shit spewed out. I bought it because I thought (correctly) that it contained some new Roky stuff.
The disc leads off with the legendary 1975, Mars Records, Two Headed Dog but this was rescued off a Time-Life "Punk Rock" comp where Doug Sahm let the compilers in with a DAT to copy the multitrack soundboard master. The quality is A+++ and, for this reason alone, makes this disc a MUST.
Also included is a partial set from a gig dated 9/3/82. This is audience. It was recorded at Trident's in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
After that is that Aliens live material I mentioned. It's a tragedy that this stuff is kicking around on some lo-fi shit label that tried to screw the public by putting "13th Floor Elevators" on the cover. But we're gonna set that right. This stuff is really great! It's audience but sounds like it's off the master to me. This was recorded at the Whiskey A-Go-Go on July 28th, 1978.
Filling out the disc is the two Roky & the Explosives tracks off the "Live At Raul's" comp. put out a few years ago. Raul's was THE Punk Rock club in Austin back in the Seventies and the Explosives were the House Band. Alone, they sounded like a poor man's Talking Heads but when they backed Roky they completely fuzzed out the guitars and turned the amps up to "MAX". These two tracks were left off the LP issue back in the Eighties but were added to the CD reissue. The quality is amazing. Soundboard man.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #15
"The High Baptismal Flow"
13th FLOOR ELEVATORS - The High Baptismal Flow
aka How Much Is That Vinyl In The Window?
Disc 1
mono 45 mixes:
1. You're Gonna Miss Me (IA 107a, Contact 45 session, 1/66)
2. Tried To Hide (IA 107b, Contact 45 session, 1/66)
3. Reverberation (Doubt) (IA 111a, 45 session, 9/66)
4. Fire Engine (IA 111b, Psych Sounds session, 10/66)
5. Levitation (IA 113a, 45 session, 1/67)
6. Before You Accuse Me (IA 113b, edit, 45 session, 1/67)
7. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own) (IA 121a, 45 session, 1/67)
8. Baby Blue (IA 121b, Easter session, 9/67)
9. Slip Inside This House (IA 122a, edit, Easter session, 9/67)
10. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (IA 122b, 45 demo session, 6/66)
11. I'm Gonna Love You Too (IA 126a, Contact demos, 4/66)
12. May The Circle Remain Unbroken (IA 126b, Beast session, 2/68)
13. Livin' On (IA 130a, Beast session, 2/68)
14. Scarlet And Gold (IA 130b, Bull session, 8/68)
misc:
15. Don't Fall Down (alt with long intro)
16. Fire Engine (alt version, Epitaph LP)
SPADES - Zero 10002 - Nov/Dec 1965
17. You're Gonna Miss Me
18. We Sell Soul
backing tracks:
19. Roller Coaster (instrumental, aborted, Demos Everywhere LP)
20. You Don't Know (backing track)
21. Don't Fall Down (backing track)
22. Levitation1 (backing track)
23. Levitation2 (backing track)
Disc 2
8/66 La Maison Ballroom, Houston, Texas:
1. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
2. Satisfaction
3. I'm Down
4. Roller Coaster
5. I Feel Good
2/18/67 jam w/Conqueroo members, Houston, Texas:
6. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
1966-68 raw session tapes:
7. Monkey Island
8. Roller Coaster
9. Fire Engine
10. Through The Rhythm
11. Tried To Hide
12. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
13. I Don't Ever Want To Come Down (cut)
14. Living On
15. Living On
16. Tried To Hide
17. Tried To Hide
18. Reverberation (Doubt)
19. Tried To Hide
20. Kingdom Of Heaven
Notes:
Most of this material has never been on CD. At best it languished on 35-year-old vinyl, unavailable and unknown except to a few hunter/gatherer hoarder/waster scavenger/collector-types.
So -- the title is: "The High Baptismal Flow a/k/a How Much Is That Vinyl In The Window?" What we have here is two discs of prime 13th Floor Elevators material from a variety of sources. Between this and our previous Elevators discs, this accounts for nearly everything in circulation.
The heart and soul of CD1 is the Elevators' singles, A's and B's in chronological order. These would have made a fine LP in its own right, had anyone at International Artists had the vision to issue it. (The master tapes are almost certainly lost now.) This would have worked well as a "Best Of," a quick overview of what the band was all about, and a great starting point for new listeners. Nobody ever did, so it falls to us to keep it alive for the real fans and to help take care of Roky as we do.
Every last 45 is ripped from the original vinyl; decent copies too. For an indie label in TX mostly concerned with making a quick buck, International Artists' 45s sounded pretty good. Even so, it took a couple of software packages and hours of work to get these ready for CD. If you want, you can still hear a hint of vinyl now and then but you'll need headphones to do it. Smooth. Beyond that, we have a pair of alternate mixes, the Spades' pre-Elevators single featuring Roky, and some backing tracks at the end.
Disc 1:
Tracks 1-19 ripped directly from the original vinyl and processed from there
Track 15 appears on ROKCDR2 "Psychedelic Sounds Alternate Mix" but includes a slight glitch at one point and doesn't feature the false start included here.
Track 16, "Fire Engine" from the "Epitaph For A Legend" LP appears also on ROKCDR2 "Psychedelic Sounds Alternate Mix." The take is the same, but the mix is not.
Disc 2:
Tracks 1-6 are ripped from the original vinyl and processed from there.
Tracks 7-20 are rough mixes, raw session tapes. Occasional studio chatter can be heard between tracks.
Track 9 is an alternate mix, notable for its lack of backing vocals.
Track 13 is heard here from a tape playback, rather than the more common acetate source. It seems to have been truncated on purpose; the noise at the end is a reel-to-reel tape coming to a halt. Had the acetate not been found, nothing more would have remained of this song.
Track 20 is a rough mix; no alternate version has ever surfaced.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #16
Disc 1
8/11/84 Consolidated Arts Warehouse, Houston, Texas
(3rd gen audience, John Ike Walton w/Evil Hook Wildlife)
1. Before You Accuse Me
2. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
3. Bloody Hammer (inst)
4. Bloody Hammer
5. Don't Slander Me
6. Clear Night For Love
7. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
8. You're Gonna Miss Me
Disc 2
1. The Beast
2. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
3. You're Gonna Miss Me (reprise)
4. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (reprise - cuts)
8/11/84 KTXZ-FM, Austin Opera House, Austin, Texas
5. Intro
6. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
7. Interview
8. Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play
9. Interview
10. You're Gonna Miss Me
11. Outro
10/1/84 KTXZ-FM, Austin Opera House, Austin, Texas
12. Intro/Interview
13. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
14. Starry Eyes
15. Don't Slander Me
16. Interview
17. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
18. You're Gonna Miss Me
Notes:
This is the crash and burn of the final 13th Floor Elevators reunion attempt (with Roky). It's John Ike playing with Evil Hook Wildlife. Ronnie quit because he said he never got paid for the 6/16/84 gig. Long jams are the order of the evening but Roky burns above them. The You're Gonna Miss Me has a long guitar intro thats cool. Then Roky starts screaming. That is cool too. This is 3rd gen audience that has had all the hiss & ugliness scooped out with Soundforge. The second disc is filled out with two radio broadcasts from 1984 at the Austin Opera House.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #17
"Louisiana"
Disc 1
3/25/82 Faces, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1. Bermuda
2. I Think Of Demons
3. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
4. The Damn Thing
5. You're Gonna Miss Me
6. White Faces
7. Cold Night For Alligators
8. The Beast
9. Don't Slander Me
10. I Walked With A Zombie
11. Mine Mine Mind
12. Starry Eyes
13. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
14. Crazy Crazy Mama
15. Bloody Hammer
16. The Creature With The Atom Brain
17. The Wind And More
Disc 2
3/26/82 Beat Exchange, New Orleans, Louisiana
(Set 1)
1. Bermuda
2. I Think Of Demons
3. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
4. The Damn Thing
5. Cold Night For Alligators
6. White Faces
7. The Beast
8. I Walked With A Zombie
(Set 2)
9. Don't Slander Me
10. The Creature With The Atom Brain
11. Mine Mine Mind
12. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
13. Bloody Hammer
14. Starry Eyes
15. The Interpreter
16. Crazy Crazy Mama
17. You're Gonna Miss Me
18. 3/26/82 WTUL-FM Interview, New Orleans, Louisiana
Disc 3
9/4/82 Tupelo's, New Orleans, Louisiana
1. Starry Eyes
2. Don't Slander Me
3. The Interpreter
4. Stand For The Fire Demon
5. Night Of The Vampire
6. Hasn't Anyone Told You?
+
7. You're Gonna Miss Me (unknown venue/date)
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(Recorded June 1976, re-mixed May 1992)
8. Bloody Hammer
9. Miss Elude
10. Haunt
11. Laughing Things
12. You Don't Love Me Yet
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13. Realize You're My Sweet Brown Angel Eyes ("Don't Slander Me" out-take)
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14. Hasn't Anyone Told You?
(7" single - w/The Resurrectionists, June 25 or 26, 1982 Island Club, Houston, Texas)
15. The Interpreter (as above, B-side, not on official album)
+
(27 Devils Joking - 1990 7" single)
16. You Don't Love Me Yet
- recorded at Earth & Sky Studios, Austin, Texas with Roky Erickson
17. I Am Her Hero, She Is My Heroin
- recorded in Santa Fe, New Mexico, without Roky Erickson

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #18
"Evil Hook Wildlife 84 and More"
Evil Hook Wildlife, Last Practice Session - 1984
1. Arguing
2. The Beast
3. Talk
4. Clear Night For Love
5. The Wind And More (1)
6. The Wind And More (2)
Last Gig - 1984
7. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
8. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
9. I Walked With A Zombie
10. Bermuda
11. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog) (reprise)
+
--Spoken Words--
12. Inards Outing In (from Two Twisted Tales)
13. The Bank Robber (from Two Twisted Tales)
14. Love To See You Bleed
15. Here Today, Gone Tomorrow
+
16. Bumblebee Zombie (Aug 1976 w/The Aliens)
+
17. Things That Go Bump In The Night (Aug 1976 w/The Aliens)
+
18. Please Don't Kill My Baby (1978 Whisky A Go-Go, Los Angeles w/The Aliens)
Notes:
A snapshot of a band in disentegration! Somebody left a cigarette burning on Roky's amp and he's about to kill them! Like, stomp their guts out. Then he says that somebody stole his fuzz-box and the shit REALLY hits the fan! You mess with Roky's fuzz-box and you're playing with fire. There's some cool spoken word stuff on this disc as filler.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #19
Demon Angel Outtakes (from George Cedarskoog's master tape)
5/27/84:
1. Intro -> I Believe In America
2. I Walked With A Zombie
3. Cold Night For Alligators
4. Mine Mine Mind
5. Interview
Car Interviews:
6. Dracula, The Devil & Aliens / Evilhook Wildlife E.T.
7. Dylan
8. James Brown / God
9. Horror / Signing Your Soul To The Devil / Fire Demon
10. Alligator Persons / Drunks
11. Bear With Me
12. Columbo & Kojack
13. Screaming / Horror Rock / Money
14. Right Track Now
15. Blowin' In The Wind
16. Europe
17. Dylan Interview Excerpt
Notes:
Demon Angel outtakes & car interview from George Cedarskoog's master tape. Roky riding around Austin with a group of Swedish fans! Prior to that we have Demon Angel outtakes. All of this, the interview and the outtakes were part of the Demon Angel production. This is all from George Cedarskoog's master tape, the Producer of Demon Angel.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #20
Roky Erickson interview with George Gimarc
July 1981 "The Edge" KDGE-FM 94.5, Dallas, Texas
Rebroadcast in 1990
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Notes:
This is an interview from 7/81 that was rebroadcast in 1990 to celebrate the release of Where The Pyramid Meets The Eye. It's about 70 minutes long and has Roky answering questions and playing cuts from his albums.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #21
"The Monodelic Sounds Of"
The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators LP (mono mix)
(from an unplayed mono copy; we broke the seal to rip this)
1. You're Gonna Miss Me
2. Roller Coaster
3. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
4. Reverberation (Doubt)
5. Don't Fall Down
6. Fire Engine
7. Thru the Rhythm
8. You Don't Know
9. Kingdom of Heaven
10. Monkey Island
11. Tried to Hide
3/25/66 speed-corrected, Sump'n Else TV Show, WFFA-TV, Dallas, Texas (mono)
12. You're Gonna Miss Me
13. Fire Engine
14. You Really Got Me
15. Roll Over Beethoven
5/9/66 speed-corrected, Sump'n Else TV Show, WFFA-TV, Dallas, Texas (mono)
16. Mercy, Mercy
17. Tried To Hide
18. Gloria
19. Fire Engine
20. You're Gonna Miss Me
21. Roller Coaster
Notes:
We have the mono mix of the Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators LP. This is the Mother of all psychedelic music! This is the very first psychedelic LP by the very first psychedelic band. The first modern Rock LP and the blueprint for everything that followed (Psychedelic, Punk, Alternative). Yeah, it all dat peoples, it all dat. It's a legend, a fucking legend! Why is this mono mix special? Well... Back in the day at International Artists, an Engineer, stewed on Listerine probably, added some sort of horrible echo/reverb effect to the final mix of the stereo version. This was a bad mistake; it dated the mix and it sounds like you're listening to the band play from down a concrete hallway underground. This is the mix that has been reissued on CD countless times. The mono LP mix escaped and this is the "real" mix of this legendary and influential LP. With this mix, it's a totally different ball game. The band sounds right upfront and in your face, urgent with fervor. These guys were trying to turn on the whole world. This is one of the foundations of all things 'Elevators. Now, you NEED this CD. This recording was taken off an unplayed mono copy. We broke the seal to rip this. To make matters even worse, we added on the speed-corrected Sump'n Else TV Show tracks from 1966. They're in mono too. It's mono madness! The 'Elevators, live on stage, spewing their subversive message out to the kids over Dallas television; right under the noses of the Establishment because they didn't care to listen to the words. That soon changed.
"Forget about San Francisco: The American capitol of psychedelic rock was Austin, Texas, and no band soared higher than Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators. In addition to acid-tinged garage rockers such as the crazed-love anthem, "You're Gonna Miss Me," the Elevators' debut included tracks such as "Reverberation (Doubt)," "Roller Coaster," and "Splash 1," which viscerally evoked the sounds of their titles while offering lyrics that provided a philosophical structure for the psychedelic experience." --Jim Derogatis

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #22
"Roky Erickson and The Aliens Live At The Keystone 1977"
1977 Keystone, Berkeley, California (soundboard)
1. The Wind And More
2. The Damn Thing
3. Cold Night For Alligators
4. I Know I Know How To Love You
5. Click Your Fingers Applauding the Play
6. Mine Mine Mind
7. Don't Slander Me
8. Stand For The Fire Demon
9. The Interpreter
10. Bo Diddley's A Headhunter
11. Bloody Hammer
12. Before In The Beginning (The Necronomicon Song)
13. Bermuda
14. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
15. Night Of The Vampire
Notes:
The Aliens live in Berkeley, 1977. It's a soundboard. Roky's Manager used to hand these cassettes out for promotional purposes. This has been bootlegged numerous times. You might remember the title You Will Believe In Ghosts. Well... This is taken direct off one of those tapes that was handed out back in the day. It's not a 4th gen copy. What's more, the signal was processed. It sounds better than anything out there. There are a very few, slight, tape dropouts but this tape IS old. It's very slight and only in a few places. The bottom line is that this is the best sounding recording of the Aliens live extant. Is it Punk? Is it Metal? Is it Punk/Metal? You be the judge.
I got this Roky show from the manager of the Nervebreakers about 1977. . . It is a soundboard recording. . . Sounds like the Blieb Aliens. Two guitar players, organ and electric jug. Two sets. The recording quality is excellent with a little tape hiss. . . The mix starts off funky and it gets better during The Wind And More as the person at the mixing board adjusts the levels. It was recorded onto an old TDK Super Avilyn cassette.
Based on the song selection and the sequencing of the songs these recordings are almost surely the same as those which appeared on the bootleg LPs "Weird Tales" and "New Tales Of The Weird", in a slightly rearranged order. "New Tales Of The Weird" is The Aliens at Berkeley, 1977; the live portion of "Weird Tales" is probably the same. These LPs have only decent to poor sound quality however. "I Know How To Love You" is "I Love How You Love Me" (a 50's song), and "The Necronomicon Song" appears in truncated form on the CD/LP/Cass Gremlins Have Pictures as "Before In The Beginning".

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #23
"Red Temple Prayer"
Roky & the Resurrectionists - 9/3/82 Trinity's, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Disc 1
First Set:
1. Bermuda
2. Hasn't Anyone Told You?
3. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
4. Cold Night For Alligators
5. Night Of The Vampire
6. Mine Mine Mind
7. The Damn Thing
8. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
9. You're Gonna Miss Me
Disc 2
Second Set:
1. The Beast
2. I Think Of Demons
3. The Creature With The Atom Brain
4. The Interpreter
5. Crazy Crazy Mama
6. Bloody Hammer
7. Starry Eyes
8. Don't Slander Me
9. Stand For The Fire Demon
10. Angel
11. I Walked With A Zombie
12. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog) (reprise)
Notes:
A bit of this has already appeared on CD-R #14, It's So High That It's Underground, but this is the full shot. The quality is very good audience that has been tweaked.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #24
"Reverberation In The Round"
The 13th Floor Elevators
2/18/67 Houston Music Theater, Houston, Texas
(from a Japanese issue of the Contemptables box)
1. Levitation
2. Roller Coaster
3. Fire Engine
4. Reverberation (Doubt)
5. Don't Fall Down
6. Tried To Hide
7. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
8. You're Gonna Miss Me
9. Monkey Island
10. Kingdom Of Heaven
11. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
3/16/66 KAZZ radio, New Orleans Club, Austin, Texas
(taken from vinyl boot that was cleaned up)
12. The Word
13. I'm Down
14. Gloria
15. Monkey Island
16. Roller Coaster
17. You're Gonna Miss Me (taken from 6/16/84 filler but cleaned up a bit)
2/18/67 Houston, Texas after-show jam with Conqueroo members
18. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
8/66 La Maison Ballroom, Houston, Texas
19. I Feel Good
Notes:
This was the single attempt by IA to professionally record their band in a live setting. They picked this theater in Houston with a revolving stage. I've owned this recording for years now and held off on it because I'm not too fond of the performance. Supposedly, they were all over-dosed on LSD. Stacy was up in Heaven being tried for his sins by the Angel of Death. He said that he knew things were getting hairy when the whole audience turned into wolves. He also said that he didn't feel *normal* for a week afterwards. This is all in that interview. This is the gig. So, the gig has a weird feel. But that's only my opinion... Still, it is (by far) the best sounding 'Elevators live recording out there.
This copy is from a Japanese issue of the Contemptables box. This recording isn't chopped up and has complete tunings between songs. There are even moments of silence and we were able to grab some really good hiss samples. It sounds amazing! In addition, we have the 3/16/66 bit ripped direct from a vinyl boot. There's no DJ patter between songs and one song is missing but the quality blows away what came before on 6/16/84.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #25
RAINCROW - 12/9/71 The Jade Room, Austin, Texas
Raincrow: Stacy Sutherland (guitar), Ronnie Leatherman (bass),
Obi Hardeman (vocals), Bobby Rector (drums) & Cecil Morris (harp)
(original recording courtesy of George Kinney of The Golden Dawn)
1. Let It Roll
2. Slippin' And Slidin'
3. Mathilda
4. Stagger Lee
5. So Long
6. instrumental
7. All Along The Watchtower
8. Brown Sugar
9. I Feel Good
10. Cripple Creek
11. Something On Your Mind
12. Money
13. Shadow Falling
14. For Your Love
15. band song
16. blues instrumental
17. Honky Tonk Women
Notes:
This band consists of Stacy Sutherland (guitar), Ronnie Leatherman (bass), Obi Hardeman (vocals), Bobby Rector (drums) and Cecil Morris (harp). The music is rock, blues, soul, but some of the names involved may be of interest to fans of Texas Psych. The original recording is courtesy of George Kinney of The Golden Dawn, who has cleared its distribution. There is hardly any audience noise between tracks, so it's TAO and fits only on an 80 minute CDR. There are cover versions by the Band, Stones and Dylan (plus whoever wrote 'Money' - Barrett Strong IIRC), as well as blues standards and band compositions. No compositions by The Elevators. Sound quality is a fairly consistent 8/10 with very occasional clipping.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #26
Clementine Hall interview, October 2003, Berkeley, California
Notes:
Joe T. did this interview and in it Clementine tells the amazing story of the 13th Floor Elevators from her perspective. She comes across as intelligent and articulate.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #27
"More Power To You: Roky Erickson Unplugged"
Roky Erickson, 10/9/84 Soap Creek saloon, Austin, Texas
(master tape clone that has been tweaked with Cool Edit Pro)
1. For
2. Devotional Number One
3. I Believe In America
4. I Love The Blind Man
5. I Love You
6. It's Love
7. rokyspeak: The Photographer
8. I've Never Known This 'Till Now
9. The Light
10. The Looking Glass Song
11. Loving Isn't A Part Time Thing
12. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
13. More Power To You
14. rokyspeak: Rocketship Accident
Bonus track:
15. Cold Night For Alligators (recorded at Roky's home, 1983)
Notes:
An AMAZING recording! I think Roky is reading out of his book, Openers and putting music to the poems/songs. It's all religious stuff and really gorgeous. "Jesus is not a hallucinogenic mushroom..." you gotta love that man. Some of these songs HAVE NEVER been heard and only known in lyrical form (until now). This is a real find.
The quality is a master tape clone that has been tweaked with Cool Edit Pro. The mic is right up there on the stage with Roky and he even bumps it a few times. The quality is gorgeous.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #28
"John Ike Walton Interviews"
Disc 1:
John Ike Walton interview 1992 Ingram, Texas conducted by Phil "The Ranger" James
1. Meeting the Elevators
2. Cutting the first tracks
3. Benny the violinist
4. The big break
5. On Ronnie
6. The live album
7. On going to California
8. TV shows
9. Ronnie & John Ike leave
10. Back to California
11. The gig is Modesto
12. Tommy/naming the band/the jug
13. The first gig/other bands/Roky's first bust
14. Roky's second bust/Rusk
15. Gigs after Roky's release
16. '84 reunion/the Ritz
17. Visiting Roky/The birhday party gig
18. Royalities
19. The break with IA
20. Song writing on acid
21. Conquroo/Theater in the round
22. Playing again with Roky?
23. John Ike's drum kit
24. On Roky
25. Downfall/the jug/meeting Tommy
26. The bust
27. On Powell St. John
Disc 2:
"The Story of the 13th Floor Elevators as told by John Ike Walton"
Part 1 - John Ike Walton, 1994 Ingram, Texas
1. Tripping with Stacy & Tommy
2. Tommy smuggling weed
3. Busts in Austin
4. Longshoreman's Hall
5. Roky planted
6. Rusk
7. Busted in Austin
Part 2 - John Ike Walton and Paul Tannison, 1994 Ingram, Texas
8. Pre-'Elevators/ICE
9. Stacy and the banditos
10. On Stacy
11. Bull of the Woods
12. On Benny
13. Austin's venues
14. Stacy's death
Part 3 - 6/6/92 phone discussions with Jack Ortman, book release party
for 'Roky III: Son of the Sequel', Larkspur bookstore, Marin County, California
15. John Ike in Ingram
16. Tommy Hall in San Francisco
Part 4
17. Interview with Roky conducted by Mark Linimon for KTRU-FM Houston @1981
Notes:
These are two interviews from Ingram, Texas done on 1992 & 1994. In these, John Ike Walton gives his take on the Amazing Story of the 13th Floor Elevators. These have been heavily processed and while the sound is good and clear there might be some digital pops.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #29
"CASTING THE TUNES"
Disc 1:
"Demos For Demons/Best Laid Plans Redux"
Demos for unreleased EP w/Harry Hess on 2nd guitar, 1st gen source tape:
1. Hasn't Anyone Told You? (take 1)
2. Hasn't Anyone Told You? (take 2)
3. For You (I'd Do Anything)
4. I'm Satisfied
5. Something Extra
Demos for Openers, 1st gen source tape:
6. Splash One (Now I'm Home) (cut)
7. I Had To Tell You
8. The Looking Glass Song
9. Bloody Hammer
10. When You Get Delighted
11. True Love Cast Out All Evil (cut)
Disc 2:
Demos for Demon Angel video, 1st gen source tape:
1. I Believe In America
2. I Walked With A Zombie
3. Cold Night For Alligators
4. Mine Mine Mind
9/19/88 Roky's home, Austin, Texas, 1st gen source tape:
5. Bashful Bobby
6. Run To Him/Walking With My Angel
7. Susie Baby
Unknown:
8. Can't Do You No Justice
9. What Would You Do?
4/5/85 KTXZ-FM Studio, Austin, Texas, 2nd gen source tape:
10. I Love The Blind Man
11. I've Never Known This 'Till Now
12. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
13. Starry Eyes
14. John Lawman (cut)
Disc 3:
"Dylan Meets Donovan At The Holiday Inn"
Holiday Inn Tapes (solo live 12/1/86 Room 424, Holiday Inn Red River, Austin, Texas)
1. The Singing Grandfather
2. The Times I've Had
3. That's My Song
4. True Love Ways
5. Peggy Sue Got Married
6. Mighty Is Our Love
7. I Look At The Moon
8. Don't Slander Me
9. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
10. The Singing Grandfather
1984 Roky's home, Austin, Texas with Jack Ortman 2nd guitar
11. One Too Many Mornings
12. When The Ship Comes In
13. The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll
14. Lay Down Your Weary Tune
15. The Chimes Of Freedom
16. To Sing For You
17. Catch The Wind
18. Baby, Let Me Follow You Down
19. Colours
20. Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance
21. The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll II
1975 live California (Sleeping Lady Café ?, Fairfax, California):
22. I'm Gonna Free Her
23. Bermuda
24. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
25. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
26. I Had To Tell You
27. For Brian Jones [Hide Behind The Sun]
Disc 4:
"A Clear Night To Do My Rhyme"
Clear Night For Love EP (vinyl transfer):
1. You Don't Love Me Yet
2. Clear Night For Love
3. Haunt
4. Starry Eyes
5. Don't Slander Me
All That May Do My Rhyme Outtakes:
6. I'm Gonna Free Her
7. Please Judge
8. We Are Never Talking
9. For You (I'd Do Anything)
10. For You
11. Starry Eyes II [duet with Lou Ann Barton]
12. Please Judge 45 [acoustic version]
13. We Are Never Talking [7" single version] - longer than CD version
14. Starry Eyes III
Openers:
15. When You Get Delighted
16. To Think
17. Warning
18. True Love Cast Out All Evil
19. Loving Isn't A Part Time Thing
20. The Looking Glass Song
21. Don't Slander Me [from Openers CD]
22. Splash One (Now I'm Home) [from video]
Notes:
This was originally #'s 5A & 5B of the Roky CD Club. It has had two names: Demos For Demons & Best Laid Plans. Since this came out, much better quality of some recordings was found. Additionally, the original recordings were tweaked with Soundforge by somebody much more skilled in it. The result is a much better sounding recording all around.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #30
Roky Erickson with Cornerstone - 5/21/84 Continental Club, Austin, Texas
(transferred from the master tape)
1. Introduction
2. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
3. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
4. Night Of The Vampire
5. Don't Slander Me
6. Cold Night For Alligators
7. You're Gonna Miss Me
8. The Beast
9. I Think Of Demons
10. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
[with Brian Curley (bass) of Evil Hook Wildlife E.T.]
Notes:
This is an A- (or a critical B+) audience recording, transferred from the master tape, of Roky Erickson backed by a group called Cornerstone from a show at the Continental Club in Austin, TX on May 21, 1984. Supposedly Roky played with Cornerstone for a very short time, less than a year, and this is the first recording of this lineup to be offered through the Roky CD club.
The second version of 'Two Headed Dog' features a guest appearance by Brian Curley of Evil Hook Wildlife E.T. fame. Regretfully, his bass is mixed way too much up front, but the mix on the rest of the recording is fine. The band is tight (if IMO the lead guitar is a bit over the top at times) and Roky sings with conviction.

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ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #31

ROKY ERICKSON
SEPTEMBER 4, 1982 TUPELO'S, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Disc 1:
1. Bermuda
2. Hasn't Anyone Told You?
3. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
4. Cold Night For Alligators
5. Mine Mine Mind
6. White Faces
7. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
8. Angel
9. The Beast
10. I Walked With A Zombie
11. Heroin
Disc 2:
1. I Think Of Demons
2. Blood Hammer
3. Crazy Crazy Mama
4. Creature With The Atom Brain
5. Starry Eyes
6. Don't Slander Me
7. The Interpreter
8. Stand For The Fire Demon
9. Night Of The Vampire
10. Hasn't Anyone Told You?
11. You're Gonna Miss Me



ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #32
THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
COMPLETE EASTER EVERYWHERE
1. Slip Inside This House
2. Slide Machine
3. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
4. Nobody To Love
5. Baby Blue
6. Earthquake
7. Dust
8. Levitation
9. I Had To Tell You
10. Postures (Leave Your Body Behind)
11. Never Another [Easter Everywhere outtake]
12. Dust [Easter Everywhere alternate]
13. Splash 1 [Easter Everywhere session]
14. Right Track Now [Easter Everywhere outtake]
15. I Don't Ever Want To Come Down [Beauty ... track]
16. Fire In My Bones [Beauty ... track]
17. Livin' On [Beauty ... track]
18. Til Then [Beauty ... track]
19. Dear Dr. Doom [Beauty ... track]
20. Wait For My Love [Beauty ... track]
21. May The Circle Remain Unbroken [Beauty ... track]
22. Bull Of The Woods 60-second radio spot
23. Levitation [backing track]

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #33

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
EASTER EVERYWHERE (MONO EDITION)
1. Slip Inside This House
2. Slide Machine
3. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
4. Nobody To Love
5. Baby Blue
6. Earthquake
7. Dust
8. Levitation
9. I Had To Tell You
10. Postures (Leave Your Body Behind)

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #34

EPITAPH FOR A LEGEND (DEFINITIVE EDITION)
[original edition vinyl > processed > CDr]
1. The Chaynes - Night Time
2. The Patterns - In My Own Time
3. The Chapparrals - I Tried So Hard
4. Thursday's Children - A Part Of You
5. The Electric Rubayyat - If I Were A Carpenter
6. Sonny Hall - Poor Planet Earth
7. Inner Sense - Communication Breakdown
8. The Red Krayola - Hurricane Fighter Plane
9. The Red Krayola - Pink Stainless Tail
10. The Red Krayola - Nickel Niceness
11. The Red Krayola - Vile Vile Grass
12. The Red Krayola - Transparent Radiation
13. The Emperors - I Want My Woman
14. Lost & Found - 25 M.P.H.
15. Big Walter - Breakfast In Bed
16. Dave Allen - C.C. Rider
17. Dave Allen - Saturday A.M. Blues
18. Lightnin' Hopkins - conversation
19. Lightnin' Hopkins - Black Ghost Blues
20. Roky Erickson - interview excerpts, KSAN-FM 4/1/78
21. The Spades - You're Gonna Miss Me
22. The Spades - We Sell Soul
23. Roky Erickson & Clementine Hall - Splash 1 (Now I'm Home)
24. Roky Erickson & Clementine Hall - Right Track Now
25. 13th Floor Elevators - Wait For My Love
26. 13th Floor Elevators - Bull Of The Woods 60-second radio spot
27. 13th Floor Elevators - Fire Engine
28. mystery track - 78 RPM

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #35

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
PARADISE FOUND
1. You're Gonna Miss Me
- 1/3/66 first Contact session, Andrus Studio, Houston TX
2. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
- 6/66 Gold Star Studios, Houston TX
3. I'm Gonna Love You Too
- 45 rpm single; 6/66 Gold Star Studios, Houston TX
4. Before You Accuse Me
- 45 rpm single; 6/66 Gold Star Studios, Houston TX
5. You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
- 6/66 Gold Star Studios, Houston TX
6. Make That Girl Your Own
- 6/66 Gold Star Studios, Houston TX
7. Monkey Island
- 10/66 Summit Sound Studio, Dallas TX
8. Thru The Rhythm
- 10/66 Summit Sound Studio, Dallas TX
9. Roller Coaster
- 10/66 Summit Sound Studio, Dallas TX
10. Fire Engine
- 10/66 Summit Sound Studio, Dallas TX
11. Levitation
- 45 rpm single; 12/66 Andrus Studio, Houston TX
12. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
- 45 rpm single; 12/1/67 Andrus Studio, Houston TX
13. Dust [alternate version]
- 9/67 "Easter Everywhere" sessions, Andrus Studio, Houston TX
14. Slide Machine
- LP track, "Easter Everywhere" mono mix, 9/67 Andrus Studio, Houston TX
15. Nobody To Love
- LP track, "Easter Everywhere" mono mix, 9/67 Andrus Studio, Houston TX
16. Slip Inside This House
- LP track, "Easter Everywhere" mono mix, 9/67 Andrus Studio, Houston TX
17. Right Track Now
- 9/67 "Easter Everywhere" sessions, Andrus Studio, Houston TX
18. Splash 1
- 9/67 "Easter Everywhere" sessions, Andrus Studio, Houston TX
19. Never Another
- LP track, "Bull Of The Woods",
9/67 "Easter Everywhere" sessions, Andrus Studio, Houston TX
20. Fire In My Bones
- 3/68 "Beauty And The Beast" sessions, IA Studios, Houston TX
21. I Don't Ever Want To Come Down
- 3/68 "Beauty And The Beast" sessions, IA Studios, Houston TX
22. Livin' On [without horns]
- 3/68 "Beauty And The Beast" sessions, IA Studios, Houston TX
23. Scarlet And Gold
- 45 rpm single,
11/68 "Bull Of The Woods" sessions, IA Studios, Houston TX
24. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
- 45 rpm single,
3/68 "Beauty And The Beast" sessions, IA Studios, Houston TX
25. May 1967 Larry Kane Show

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #36

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
RECEIVE ALL YOU CAN HOLD
Demos
1. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
2. Monkey Island
3. Monkey Island (slightly truncated)
4. Through The Rhythm
5. Roller Coaster
6. Fire Engine
March 16, 1966 KAZZ-FM, Austin, Texas
7. The Word
8. Monkey Island
9. Roller Coaster
10. DJ patter
11. I'm Down
12. DJ patter
13. Gloria
14. DJ patter
15. You're Gonna Miss Me
1966 International Artists rough session tapes
16. chatter
17. Monkey Island
18. chatter
19. Roller Coaster
20. chatter
21. Fire Engine
22. bits
23. Through The Rhythm
24. Tried To Hide
25. false starts
26. Don't Fall Down
27. You Don't Know

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #37

ROKY ERICKSON AND THE ALIENS
NOVEMBER 10, 1975 LONGBRANCH SALOON, BERKELEY, CA
Aud>Gen1 (DolbyB)>Sony KA1ESA Tape Deck>VIA AC'97 Soundcard>
Cool Edit Pro (Basic Edits & Re-EQ)>FLAC>CDr
1st Set:
1. Sputnik (Alien I Creator)
2. The Wind And More
3. Bermuda
4. The Interpreter
5. Starry Eyes
6. Splash One (Now I'm Home)
7. You're Gonna Miss Me
8. Don't Slander Me
9. Can't Be Brought Down
10. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
2nd Set:
11. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
12. White Faces
13. The Interpreter
14. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
15. Wake Up To Rock And Roll
16. The Wind And More
17. Bermuda
18. Sputnik (Alien I Creator)
19. You're Gonna Miss Me
20. Can't Be Brought Down

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #38

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
ATTACK OF THE 8-TRACKS
Disc 1:
The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators
1. You're Gonna Miss Me
2. Fire Engine
3. You Don't Know
4. blank
5. Roller Coaster
6. Splash 1 (Now I'm Home)
7. blank
8. Reverberation
9. Don't Fall Down
10. Thru The Rhythm
11. blank
12. Kingdom of Heaven
13. Monkey Island
14. Tried to Hide
15. blank
The 13th Floor Elevators - "Live"
16. Before You Accuse Me
17. She Lives In A Time Of Her Own
18. I'm Going To Love You Too
19. blank
20. Tried To Hide
21. Take That Girl
22. You're Going To Miss Me
23. blank
24. Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
25. Roller Coaster
26. blank
27. I'm Going To Love You Too
28. Levitation
29. You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
Disc 2:
Easter Everywhere
1. Slip Inside This House
2. Nobody To Love
3. blank
4. She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
5. Baby Blue
6. I've Got Levitation
7. blank
8. Slide Machine
9. Earthquake [fades out]
10. I Had To Tell You
11. blank
12. Dust
13. Postures (Leave Your Body Behind)
14. blank
Bull Of The Woods
15. Livin' On
16. Never Another
17. Dear Dr. Doom
18. blank
19. Barnyard Blues
20. Til Then
21. May The Circle Remain Unbroken
22. blank
23. Rose And The Thorn
24. Scarlet And Gold
25. blank
26. Down By The River
27. Street Song
28. With You
Notes:
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In a nod to the original format, a silent track has been added between programs. Of the original 8-track mixes, most were sped up 1% or 2%. We've restored them to their original pitches. "Live" is notable for a true-stereo mix of "Before You Accuse Me". Cassettes, 8-tracks and reels (unlike LPs) are several generations nearer to the master mixdown, and these mixes reflect that as well. "Easter Everywhere" was assembled from two different copies, one of which self-destructed upon playback.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #39

THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS
MARCH 17, 2005 "SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FESTIVAL -
HOLY FIRE: THE 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS' QUEST FOR ENLIGHTENMENT"
ROOM 18 ABC, AUSTIN CONVENTION CENTER, AUSTIN, TEXAS
(symposium with band members Roky Erickson, John Walton,
Ronnie Leatherman, Benny Thurman, Powell St. John
and commentators Margaret Moser, David Fricke and Billy Bentley)
http://2005.sxsw.com/music/conference/panels/?action=show&id=MP0068
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #40

ROKY ERICKSON & THE EXPLOSIVES
SEPTEMBER 24, 2005 "AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL"
ZILKER PARK, AUSTIN, TEXAS
1. introduction by Kinky Friedman
2. Cold Night For Alligators
3. White Faces
4. Don't Shake Me Lucifer
5. The Interpreter
6. The Beast
7. Bermuda
8. Splash 1 (Now I'm Home)
9. Creature With The Atom Brain
10. Starry Eyes
11. Red Temple Prayer (Two Headed Dog)
12. You're Gonna Miss Me
13. The Damn Thing
14. I Walked With A Zombie



ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #41

"CASTING THE TUNES"

Disc 5: Roky Erickson - The Singles

1)Red Temple Prayer

2)Starry Eyes

3)Bermuda

4)The Interpreter

5)Mine MIne Mind

6)Click Your Fingers Applauding The Play

7)Two Headed Dog

8)I Have Always Been Here Before

9)Creature With The Atom Brain

10)The Wind And More

11)Mine Mine Mind

12)Bloody Hammer (Long Version)

13)Right Track Now

14)Mr. Tambourine Man

15)Interview

16)Creature With The Atom Brain

17)For You

18)The Beast

19)Heroin (Live)

20)Cold Night For Alligators

21)Can't Be Brought Down

22)You Don't Love Me Yet

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #42

Danny Thomas Interview

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #43

The 13th Floor Elevators - Attack of the LP's

VOLUME 1

13th Floor Elevators - Psychedelic Sounds Of & Live, IA Stereo LPs, 70:25

Lineage: Technics SL-BD22 Turntable > Yamaha RX-V800 Receiver > AMS Tech TravelPro Laptop > Cool Edit (minor edits) > wav > Flac Frontend > Flac (no SBE)

Psychedelic Sounds Of:
1) You're Gonna Miss Me
2) Roller Coaster
3) Splash 1
4) Reverberation
5) Don't Fall Down
6) Fire Engine
7) Thru The Rhythm
8) You Don't Know
9) Kingdom Of Heaven
10) Monkey Island
11) Tried To Hide

Live:
12) Before You Accuse Me
13) She Lives In A Time Of Her Own
14) Tried To Hide
15) You Gotta Take That Girl
16) I'm Gonna Love You Too
17) Everybody Needs Somebody To Love
18) I've Got Levitation
19) You Can't Hurt Me Anymore
20) Roller Coaster
21) You're Gonna Miss Me

Because of the historical importance & rarity of these recordings, and their inherent cleanness & clarity, I've opted to apply the 'do no harm' philosophy.
I have not therefore used any auto declick software, equalization, noise reduction or any other processing.
I have only performed basic edits and a manual declick/depop where needed but have otherwise left the recordings untouched as they are, in my opinion, clean enough as is.

VOLUME 2

13th Floor Elevators - Easter Everywhere & Bull Of The Woods, IA Stereo LPs, 79:38

Technics SL-BD22 > Yamaha RX-V800 > AMS Tech TravelPro > Cool Edit (minor edits, custom declick) > wav > Flac Frontend > Flac (no SBE)

Easter Everywhere:
1) Slip Inside This House
2) Slide Machine
3) She Lives (In A Time Of Her Own)
4) Nobody To Love
5) Baby Blue
6) Earthquake
7) Dust
8) Levitation
9) I Had To Tell You
10) Postures (Leave Your Body Behind)

Bull Of The Woods:
11) Livin On
12) Barnyard Blues
13) Till Then
14) Never Another
15) Rose And The Thorn
16) Down By The River
17) Scarlet And Gold
18) Street Song
19) Dr. Doom
20) With You
21) May The Circle Remain Unbroken

Because of the historical importance & rarity of these recordings, and their inherent cleanness & clarity, I've opted to apply the 'do no harm' philosophy. I have not therefore used any auto declick software, equalization, noise reduction or any other processing. I have only performed basic edits and a manual declick/depop where needed but have otherwise left the recordings untouched as they are, in my opinion, clean enough as is. Enjoy!

ROKY ERICKSON CD CLUB - RELEASE #44

Roky Erickson & The Aliens - 1975-12-09 River City, Fairfax, CA, Aud, 1st Gen, 47:05

1st Gen Capitol 2 7" 1800' reel @ 7.5 ips -> Teac 2300S -> Prodigy HD2 Soundcard > Cool Edit Pro (minor edits, BBE & EQ1) > Flac frontend 6 > FLAC (no SBE)

1) Bermuda 4:28
2) The Wind & More 6:19
3) Mine Mine Mind 4:13
4) Wake Up To Rock 'n Roll 3:11
5) The Interpreter 3:59
6) Don't Slander Me 4:14
7) Starry Eyes 4:16
8) Splash 1 3:51
9) Don't Shake Me Lucifer 4:03
10) White Faces 2:18
11) You're Gonna Miss Me 2:53
12) Two Headed Dog 3:21

Originally Taped & Provided By: Charles Mayette

Roky Erickson & Doug Sahm - 1975-07-20 Palomino, LA, CA, Aud, 2nd Gen?, 14:13

2nd Gen? Capitol 2 7" 1800' reel @ 3.75 ips -> Teac 2300S -> Prodigy HD2 Soundcard > Cool Edit Pro (minor edits, BBE & EQ1-4) > Flac frontend 6 > FLAC (no SBE)

13) Intro 0:34
14) Don't Shake Me Lucifer 3:48
15) You're Gonna Miss Me 3:09
16) Starry Eyes 3:34
17) Two-Headed Dog 3:10

Originally Taped & Provided By: Gregg Turner


The Spades - first 45 issued by Zero Recording Co, in Austin, TX on April 12, 1965 label #10001

Original Vinyl > Technics SL-BD22 > Yamaha RX-V800 > AMS Tech TravelPro > Cool Edit (minor edits & light declick) > wav > Algorithmix Plug-In Station De-Scratcher 'mono' mode to remove all stereo artifacts > Flac Frontend > Flac (no SBE)

18) I Need A Girl 2:50
19) Do You Want To Dance 2:03

Description: 1965 red label original 45. Promo stamp on 'A' label.

Some thoughts:

This group's 2nd 45, released 6 months later, featured Roky Erickson, later of 13th Floor Elevators fame:
The Spades - Zero 10002 - Nov/Dec 1965
You're Gonna Miss Me 3:21
We Sell Soul 3:15

I've been curious about this first Spades recording for years as I think The Spades 2nd 45 is amazing and was released only 6 months after this one. Though this one doesn't feature Roky it is the same band that recorded the superb & original versions of We Sell Soul & You're Gonna Miss Me, before the 13th Floor Elevators ever existed, and is to my mind therefore every bit as relevant to the ROK collection as the post-Roky/Tommy 'TFE' recordings or quasi-reunions! I suppose you can either look at these recordings from either of the following perspectives:

a) boy did they suck without Roky, or:
b) what a difference 6 months made, or:
c) I can see some of the later Spades guitar work on Dance or perhaps even extrapolate future 13th Floor Elevators ballads on Girl.

Either way it's a good measure of what was going on musically in the area at the time, and it reminds me of some of the live 13th Floor Elevators material from the New Orleans Club from March of '66...

All Transferred & Processed by pschnob

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Roky CD Club #44

roky and the aliens

Here Ye! Here Ye!

Roky CD Club #44 Released!

For all of you who want to trade via snail mail here's how it goes once
again.

If you want to be a *_Branch_* you will be e-mailed a list of Leafs in a
week or two and trade directly with them after you have traded with me
for a copy of the original FLAC/Art/Etc... files.
You must be able to deal with _FLAC_ files!

If you want to be a *_Leaf_ *you will trade directly with an assigned
Branch.

When trading you will not trade in mp3 files at any time.
It's lossless only or you will be put on notice.

So,

If you want to _*Branch*_ send an e-mail to: bearmelt1@snet.net with
only your country of origin in the subject line (USA, UK, Australia,
Belgium, Canada, Germany, etc...).
If you want to _*Leaf *_send an e-mail to: bearmelt2@snet.net with only
your country of origin in the subject line (USA, UK, Australia,
Belgium, Canada, Germany, etc...).

As always, if you can't follow directions don't e-mail me.

For all of you who can use the torrent server please do so as it will
cut down on the number of people I have to deal with.

With all that said, here's what you're gonna get...

*ROKCDR44*

Roky Erickson & The Aliens - 1975-12-09 River City, Fairfax, CA, Aud,
1st Gen, 47:05
1st Gen Capitol 2 7" 1800' reel @ 7.5 ips -> Teac 2300S -> Prodigy HD2
Soundcard > Cool Edit Pro (minor edits, BBE & EQ1) > Flac frontend 6 >
FLAC (no SBE)

1) Bermuda 4:28
2) The Wind & More 6:19
3) Mine Mine Mind 4:13
4) Wake Up To Rock 'n Roll 3:11
5) The Interpreter 3:59
6) Don't Slander Me 4:14
7) Starry Eyes 4:16
8) Splash 1 3:51
9) Don't Shake Me Lucifer 4:03
10) White Faces 2:18
11) You're Gonna Miss Me 2:53
12) Two Headed Dog 3:21

Originally Taped & Provided By: Charles Mayette

Roky Erickson & Doug Sahm - 1975-07-20 Palomino, LA, CA, Aud, 2nd Gen?,
14:13
2nd Gen? Capitol 2 7" 1800' reel @ 3.75 ips -> Teac 2300S -> Prodigy HD2
Soundcard > Cool Edit Pro (minor edits, BBE & EQ1-4) > Flac frontend 6 >
FLAC (no SBE)

13) Intro 0:34
14) Don't Shake Me Lucifer 3:48
15) You're Gonna Miss Me 3:09
16) Starry Eyes 3:34
17) Two-Headed Dog 3:10

Originally Taped & Provided By: Gregg Turner

The Spades - first 45 issued by Zero Recording Co, in Austin, TX on
April 12, 1965 label #10001
Original Vinyl > Technics SL-BD22 > Yamaha RX-V800 > AMS Tech TravelPro
> Cool Edit (minor edits & light declick) > wav > Algorithmix Plug-In
Station De-Scratcher 'mono' mode to remove all stereo artifacts > Flac
Frontend > Flac (no SBE)

18) I Need A Girl 2:50
19) Do You Want To Dance 2:03

Description: 1965 red label original 45. Promo stamp on 'A' label.

Some thoughts:

This group's 2nd 45, released 6 months later, featured Roky Erickson,
later of 13th Floor Elevators fame:
The Spades - Zero 10002 - Nov/Dec 1965
You're Gonna Miss Me 3:21
We Sell Soul 3:15

I've been curious about this first Spades recording for years as I think