The Night the Nervebreakers Met Roky Erickson

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Good Friend of Unfair Park Frank Campagna sends us a reminder that in 1979, Dallas punk legends the Nervebreakers played with Roky Erickson -- at, amazingly enough, the original Palladium. Well, longtime readers of Unfair Park may remember that on June 1, we actually posted a track from an unofficially officially released album made from that summertime set. But, hey, you don't need to jump all the way back to that post, because here it is again -- the Nervebreakers and Erickson performing an outta-sight rendition of Roky's immortal "You're Gonna Miss Me," which you'll no doubt hear once or twice at tonight's Roky Hoot Night at the Double Wide. Play this very loud, even at your office. Do it. --Robert Wilonsky

Bonus MP3:

Roky Erickson and the Nervebreakers, "You're Gonna Miss Me" (Recorded at the Palladium on June 23, 1979)

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