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EPITAPH FOR A LEGEND- VA (60s psych w 13th Floor Elevators & Red Crayola)DOUBLE CD WITH BOOKLET . COMP CD

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    Deluxe  double media book w 40 page booklet & extensive liners)

    Limited edition digi-book reissue of Lelan Rogers' compilation of alternate takes, demos, rehearsals and rare tracks from the International Artists vaults.

    Featuring 13th Floor Elevators, Red Krayola, Lost & Found, Lightnin' Hopkins.

    Formed in Austin, Texas in 1965, the International Artists label is best known for the 13th Floor Elevators’ hit singles and seminal albums but the label also released a series of groundbreaking records from acts such as The Red Crayola, Lost & Found and The Golden Dawn.

    The label’s success was down to the leadership of Lelan Rogers, (brother of the country star Kenny). Under Roger’s guidance the label embraced the revolutionary new psychedelic sound that was emerging from the city.

    Epitaph For A Legend is a collection of rarities from the label’s catalogue that Rogers compiled in 1980 for a double vinyl release.

    This deluxe reissue of the album comes packaged in a double media book with 40 page booklet with extensive liner notes from The Mole (Shindig Mag.

    It also features a new intro by Jon Savage (Mojo) along with his original interview with Lelan Rogers from the vinyl release.


                                        Disc 1

    1                   –The Chayns                   Night Time                  

    2                   –The Patterns                   In My Own Time                  

    3                   –The Chaparrels                   I Tried So Hard                  

    4                   –Thursday's Children                   A Part Of You                  

    5                   –The Rubayyat                   If I Were A Carpenter                  

    6                   –Sonny Hall                   Poor Planet Earth                  

    7                   –Inner Scene                   Communication Breakdown                  

    8                   –The Red Crayola*                   Hurricane Fighter Plane                  

    9                   –The Red Crayola*                   Pink Stainless Tail (Demo)                  

    10                   –The Red Crayola*                   Nickle Niceness (Demo)                  

    11                   –The Red Crayola*                   Vile, Vile Grass (Demo)                  

    12                   –The Red Crayola*                   Transparent Radiation (Demo)                  

    13                   –The Emperors (3)                   I Want My Woman                  

    14                   –Lost And Found                   25 M.P.H.                  

                                        Disc 2

    1                   –Big Walter*                   Breakfast In Bed                  

    2                   –Dave Allen*                   C.C. Rider                  

    3                   –Dave Allen*                   Saturday A.M. Blues                  

    4                   –Lightnin' Hopkins                   Conversation With                  

    5                   –Lightnin' Hopkins                   Black Ghost Blues                  

    6                   –Roky Erickson                   Interview With Roky                  

    7                   –The Spades (2)                   You're Gonna Miss Me                  

    8                   –The Spades (2)                   We Sell Soul                  

    9                   –Roky* & Clementine Hall                   Splash 1                  

    10                   –Roky* & Clementine Hall                   Right Track Now                  

    11                   –The 13th Floor Elevators*                   Wait For May Love                  

    12                   –The 13th Floor Elevators*                   60-Second Radio Spot For 'Bull Of The Woods'                  

    13                   –The 13th Floor Elevators*                   Fire Engine                  


    Digitally remastered.

    Reissue of 1980 LP.

    Comes in bookcovertype sleeve with built-in 40 page booklet.

    Sticker on shrink wrap.


    Limited edition of 3000.

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