Author Archives: rockman

James R. Pike Nov.6,1936- June 20 2019

Jim Pike, co-founder and lead singer of The Lettermen, whose lush vocal harmonies made the Grammy-nominated trio one of the most popular vocal groups of the 1960s, has died at age 82. The Lettermen are an American male pop vocal … Continue reading

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Malcolm John Rebennack November 20, 1941–June 6, 2019, Dr. John

Malcolm John Rebennack November 20, 1941–June 6, 2019, better known by his stage name Dr. John, was an American singer and songwriter. His music combines blues, pop, jazz, boogie woogie and rock and roll. Active as a session musician since … Continue reading

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Roger Kynard “Roky” Erickson July 15, 1947 – May 31, 2019

Roger Kynard was an American singer-songwriter, harmonica player, and guitarist from Texas. He was a founding member of The 13th Floor Elevators and a pioneer of the psychedelic rock genre. His first notable group was The Spades, who scored a … Continue reading

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