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 labels success was down to the leadership of Lelan Rogers, (brother of the country star Kenny). Under Rogers 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 labels 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.
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.
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
Reissue of 1980 LP.
Comes in bookcovertype sleeve with built-in 40 page booklet.
Sticker on shrink wrap.
Limited edition of 3000.