17th March 2010, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, Ale…

Written by on March 17, 2019

17th March 2010, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, Alex Chilton died in hospital of heart problems in New Orleans aged 59. As a teenager Chilton had been a member of The Box Tops who had the 1967 hit 'The Letter' and later in 1971 co-founded the power-pop group Big Star, with Chris Bell. In the 1980s both R.E.M., and the Replacements cited Big Star group as a major influence. More dead rock stars here: https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/stairway-to-heaven/




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