Alex Chilton Videos

By Deena Bustillo on
Alex Chilton, the influential guitarist and singer, died yesterday in a New Orleans hospital. He was 59. Sources said he passed away after suffering heart problems, but no official cause of death has been announced. Apparently he was taken to the hospital after complaining about his health yesterday, then was unable to be revived after he was admitted. Alex Chilton (musicspectrum.com) Chilton was best known for his work with the bands Box Tops and Big Star. He gained popularity in the '60s...Read Full Story

Alex Chilton Dead at 59

By Deena Bustillo on
Alex Chilton, an influential singer and guitarist, died Wednesday at 59. Apparently was suffering from heart problems and died in a hospital in New Orleans, according to the Washington Post. He was best known for his work with the bands Box Tops and Big Star. John Fry, a longtime friend of Chilton's, allegedly spoke to Chilton's distraught wife. He was supposed to play at Austin's South by Southwest festival Saturday, so his health problems and sudden death were clearly shocking. "It was...Read Full Story