The 13th Floor Elevators were a short-lived but highly influential mid-1960s psychedelic-garage band from Austin, TX. The founding members were lead singer Roky Erickson, guitarist Stacy Sutherland, and electric jug player Tommy Hall, and this band also had some additional rhythm section members that changed along the way. The 13th Floor Elevators' signature sound came from Erickson's powerful wailing vocals and fenzied harmonica playing as well as the band's use of the electric jug, a novel instrument constructed from a crock jug with a microphone attached.
Best known songs by The 13th Floor Elevators include the scorching "You're Gonna Miss Me" (1966), which has become a garage rock classic. The band also had a minor hit with "Reverbaration (Doubt)" (1966).
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The 13th Floor Elevators
- You're Gonna Miss Me 1966
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