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Friday Apr 11 | The Huffington Post

A Man Called (Self) Destruction -- The Life and Music of Alex Chilton

"I guess my life has been a series of flukes in the record business. The first thing I ever did, was the biggest record that I'll ever have."

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Memphis Flyer

Greyhounds at the Hi-Tone

Ardent Music's latest signees, Greyhounds, released their debut album on Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Four Years After Death, Alex Chilton Is Finally A Big Star

Four years after his death, the former singer of the Box Tops and Big Star is enjoying a level of popular acclaim that eluded him in life.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Good Stuff: Talking with Martha Frankel before the Woodstock Writers Festival

Vanessa Geneva Ahern, who writes Extra! Extra! ... From Hudson Valley Good Stuff, spoke with Writers Festival Founder Martha Frankel about this year's offerings, about new books, and about quite a bit more.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Oxford Eagle Online Edition

The Alex Chilton story: riches to rags and back again

Author Holly George-Warren gives readers an inside look into Alex Chilton's life with her newly released biography "A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man."

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

RollingStone

Alex Chilton's Secret: Inside the Big Star Legend's New Biography

As the leader of hugely influential but largely unpopular power-pop icons Big Star , Alex Chilton was perhaps the quintessential rock & roll cult hero.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

The Oregonian

Alex Chilton: 'Gimme a ticket for an airplane. Ain't got time to take a fast train'

Alex Chilton was 16 when he sang "The Letter," a No. 1 hit for the Box Tops in 1967.

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