Sorry to hear of the death of Sky Saxon, one of the pioneers of what became known as garage rock and one of the more colorful characters in all of rockdom, in Austin earlier today. He was supposed to play a show (with a new version of the Seeds) at the Magic Bag in August with the Electric Prunes and an updated version of Love featuring Johnny Echols and Baby Lemonade. Was really looking forward to it. Bummer...

Check out regular MT contributor Serene Dominic's obit, titled "Better Than Jagger: The Only Sky Saxon Obituary You'll Ever Need" by clicking here. That headline kinda says it all.


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