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The Other Sixties Garage Gods: Red Krayola

Bill Bentley, Austin Chronicle, 27 December 2002

GARAGE ROCK is a hard elephant to describe, in the light or in the dark. In some ways, almost everything qualifies. In others, nothing quite fits the bill. During the '60s, most novice rock & roll groups rehearsed in their parents' dens, leaving the garage for the regulation two-cars-and-a-deep-freeze equipment of the suburbs. With one big exception, one I was lucky enough to witness with my own bulging eyeballs: Red Krayola, the mother of all garage bands.

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