A Man Called Destruction

A Man Called Destruction

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The first biography of the artist who a€œessentially invented indie and alternative rocka€ (Spin) A brilliant and influential songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist, the charismatic Alex Chilton was more than a rock stara€”he was a true cult icon. Awardwinning music writer Holly George-Warrena€™s A Man Called Destruction is the first biography of this enigmatic artist, who died in 2010. Covering Chiltona€™s 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 musica€™s evolution, from the mid-1960s through todaya€™s 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
Author:Holly George-Warren
Publisher:Penguin - 2014-03-20


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