A man called destruction : the life and music of Alex Chilton, from Box Tops to Big Star to backdoor man /

Alex Chilton's story is rags to riches in reverse, beginning with teenage rock stardom and heading downward. Following stints leading 60s sensation the Box Tops ("The Letter") and pioneering 70s popsters Big Star, Chilton became a dishwasher. Yet he rose again in the 80s as a solo art...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: George-Warren, Holly
Format: Book
Published: New York : Viking, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • The Chiltons of Virginia and Mississippi
  • Memphis
  • Midtown
  • Thirteen
  • From Moondog to Deville
  • America's youngest hitmaker
  • On the road
  • Nonstop
  • "I slept with Charlie Manson"
  • 1969
  • Free again
  • Big Star ascends
  • #1 record
  • You get what you deserve
  • Radio City
  • Sister lovers
  • 3rd
  • The walking dead
  • Shakin' the world
  • Like flies on shit
  • Bourgeois blues
  • Behind the magnolia curtain
  • Lost my job
  • High priest
  • Let's get lost.