Roky Erickson (13th Floor Elevators) your gonna miss me babe
The centre of London's fashion world is now in the east, but in the mid-60s Carnaby Street was where it was at. So much so that in 1966 The Kinks (pictured here in Soho, 1965) wrote 'Dedicated Follower Of Fashion', poking fun at the "Carnebetian army" - the fashion victims who thronged Carnaby Street. Photo: Getty
Roky Erickson 'For You (I'd do anything)' one of our songs
52 years ago, encouraged by a yodeling Austin beer joint owner named Kenny Threadgill, a 20-year-old college dropout from Port Arthur, TX named Janis Joplin begins hitchhiking to San Francisco in order to become a singer, along with her friend Chet Helms.
"Sister" Rosetta Tharpe - Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis to Isaac Hayes and Aretha Franklin, have identified her—or, more particularly, her singing, guitar playing and showmanship—as an important influence on them.