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June 5, 2014 The biographer discusses the life of the late Big Star and Box Tops singer-songwriter Alex Chilton.
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March 19, 2010 Chilton, who died Wednesday from a heart attack, was the lead singer of the '60s teenage band the Box Tops and the '70s power pop group Big Star. He joined Fresh Air for two interviews, first in 1991 and again in 2000. Today, we remember the cult musician.
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March 18, 2010 Alex Chilton's band changed lives. With Big Star, music felt limitless, freer, but also more whole. How did they do that?
Influential musician and producer Alex Chilton died Wednesday at age 59.
March 18, 2010 The influential musician and producer, of The Box Tops and Big Star fame, died this week after a sudden heart attack at age 59. Neda Ulaby looks back on Chilton's varied career.
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November 20, 2008 At a time when jobs are anything but disposable, it's hard to imagine what it would take to drive workers out the door voluntarily. But when you're eventually pushed to the brink, you're going to need consolation and encouragement in the form of five great rock tunes.
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