Tag Archives: Psychedelic Rock

Ivan Koop Kuper :
A candid portrait of Daniel DeWitt
Thomas, Part 1

The making of the 13th Floor Elevators’ album, ‘Easter Everywhere.’ By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | July 24, 2019 Danny Thomas, a former drummer-turned-author and a native son of North Carolina, celebrated his 71st birthday last January … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
A candid portrait of Daniel DeWitt
Thomas, Part 1

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Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

Like Icarus, the 13th Floor Elevators, a band that should have a special alcove in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, flew too close to the sun. Text and photos by Bob Simmons | The Rag Blog | May … finish reading Bob Simmons :
Elevators Reunion: (I Done Got) Levitation
at Psych Fest 2015

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Pschedelic Blues Pioneer Spencer Perskin of Shiva’s Headband

Spencer Perskin of Shiva’s Headband in the KOOP studios in Austin, Friday, May 25, 2012. Inset photos below: Susan Perskin and Shawn Siegel. Photos by William Michael Hanks / The Rag Blog.Rag Radio:Psychedelic blues pioneerSpencer Perskin of Shiva’s Headband By … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Pschedelic Blues Pioneer Spencer Perskin of Shiva’s Headband

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Ivan Koop Kuper :
Stacy and Bunni: A Montrose Love Story

If Stacy Sutherland of the 13th Floor Elevators were alive he’d be celebrating his 65th birthday this May. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2011 HOUSTON — On the corner of Pacific and Hopkins streets … finish reading Ivan Koop Kuper :
Stacy and Bunni: A Montrose Love Story

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Paul Krassner : My Encounter with Owsley

Owsley ‘Bear’ Stanley, left, with the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia in 1969. Photo by Ho / Reuters. “Investigative satirist” and former Realist editor Paul Krassner will join Thorne Dreyer on Friday, April 1, for a Rag Radio April Fool’s Special. … finish reading Paul Krassner : My Encounter with Owsley

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R.I.P. Bill Narum : Legendary Artist of the Texas Counterculture

Below, cover of Space City!, June 1, 1971. Illustration and design by Bill Narum. Bill Narum was a dear friend of The Rag Blog and my personal friend and colleague for more than four decades. He was art director at … finish reading R.I.P. Bill Narum : Legendary Artist of the Texas Counterculture

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Singin’ on Sunday: Austin’s Cold Sun

Cold Sun live in the Palmer Auditorium, circa 1971.Cold Sun: Austin’s Lost Psychedelic VisionariesBy Patrick Lundborg [To hear Cold Sun, click here.] The story of how Austin, Texas was transformed from a sleepy little college town into a world- renowned … finish reading Singin’ on Sunday: Austin’s Cold Sun

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Roky Erickson to Houston : Return of ‘Two-Headed Dog’

Roky Erickson. Photo by Stephanie Chernikowski / The Rag Blog / Shout! Factory RecordsRoky Erickson — nee of the 13th Floor Elevators — returns to Houston after 25 years Erickson… is enjoying a fruitful second act that is creatively satisfying … finish reading Roky Erickson to Houston : Return of ‘Two-Headed Dog’

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