The first biography of the artist who aessentially invented indie and alternative rocka (Spin) A brilliant and influential songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist, the charismatic Alex Chilton was more than a rock starahe was a true cult icon. Awardwinning music writer Holly George-Warrenas A Man Called Destruction is the first biography of this enigmatic artist, who died in 2010. Covering Chiltonas life from his early work with the charttopping Box Tops and the seminal power-pop band Big Star to his experiments with punk and roots music and his sprawling solo career, A Man Called Destruction is the story of a musical icon and a richly detailed chronicle of pop musicas evolution, from the mid-1960s through todayas indie rock.The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man Holly George-Warren ... Memphis, 1975 KUT, Austin, 1978 NPR, Fresh Air, 1991, 2001 Interviews Available on YouTube/Internet The Cutting Edge, MTV, with Alex Chilton, ... Free Again: The 1970 Sessions, by Alex Chilton (Omnivore, 2011).
|Title||:||A Man Called Destruction|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2014-03-20|