George Ripley was born in Anchorage, Alaska, and grew up in rural Maine. He also lived in San Antonio, Texas in the mid-70's. As an artist, George was in a band from 1978 -1999 and also shot many live music videos of bands, such as "Spirit" and "Concrete Blonde". In the last ten years, George has filmed most all shows Powell St. John has performed in California. In regards to this documentary, most importantly, he has been Tommy Hall's closest friend for twenty years. He has followed The 13th Floor Elevators ever since seeing them perform on "Where The Action Is" in 1966.
Priscilla Lee was born in San Francisco and grew up in Chinatown and the Sunset District. She earned her BA from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a profession writer and the author of the poetry collection Wishbone. Her honors and awards include a Poetry Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, an Emily Chamberlain Cook Poetry Prize, and a James D. Phelan Literary Award from the San Francisco Foundation. She is currently working on a screenplay about growing up as an Asian American woman.
Award-winning Austin singer-songwriter and film and music producer Troy Campbell, the Austin liaison for The House of Songs. Campbell has won numerous awards for his eight CDs and recent projects with Collection Agency Films. Campbell’s music has been featured on TV soundtracks, and he worked as music supervisor for the film “Levelland” and on the documentary “Antone’s: Home of the Blues.” His and filmmaker Alan Berg’s short documentary, “A Place to Dance,” won the Audience Award at the 2004 Austin Film Festival.
Music Supervisor - Fred Mitchim current 13th Floor Elevator Guitarist
Poster and promotion artist - Sean T French
Web promotion and development - NextGen Web Inc.