Tag Archives: psychedelic rock

Johnny Echols of ‘Love Revisited’ Talks About Himself and His Music From the ’60s Until Now

Johnny Echols knew from a young age that he loved music. When he was young, his parents, along with his childhood friend Arthur Lee’s parents, moved to Los Angeles where both kid’s parents were teachers. Shortly after that, a neighbor … Continue reading

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Strawberry Alarm Clock: Iconic 60s Psychedelic Band Talks with Los Angeles Beat About its New Album and July 19 Whisky A Go-Go Concert

Strawberry Alarm Clock, a quintessential Los Angeles psychedelic band, has released a new album “Wake Up Where You Are,” the band’s first record since 1969.  Known for its #1 1967 hit “Incense and Peppermints,” the band’s history includes numerous members … Continue reading

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Casting Out Evil: An Exclusive Interview With Roky Erickson

The Los Angeles Beat is pleased to welcome veteran rock scribe Shirley Pena to our music writing staff. Shirley’s introducing herself with a series of  interviews with rock legends, which will appear here every Wednesday.  The following exclusive interview was … Continue reading

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