articles, books, web sites and a personal story from Rodd.

a collection of photographs, letters, poetry, sheet music, artwork, cartoons, advertisements...

"Ecstacy to Frenzy"
Read the review from All Music Guide

Also, info on "I Died Today", the quintessential Rodd Keith
song-poem compilation

the film by Jamie Meltzer
NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD from Shout! Factory
rent it at
UPDATE: PBS has uploaded the entire documentary on youtube. View the film here.
You can also view the film at

Visit the Rodd Keith page at myspace to hear some music...
Thanks to James Lindbloom at Roaratorio Records

a new Rodd Keith Compilation from James Lindbloom and roaratorio recordings...


My Pipe Yellow Dream
I Died Today
Ecstacy to Frenzy
Saucers in the Sky

Rodney Keith Eskelin - musician and composer
born January 30th, 1937 - died December 15th, 1974

father: Raymond Eskelin | mother: Edythe Eskelin | brothers: Gerald & Jon Eskelin
son: Ellery Lane Eskelin | daughter: Stacey Keith Eskelin


all materials © by Ellery Eskelin 2005 except where otherwise noted