A Video Tribute to Alex Chilton

‘Independent, Iconoclastic, Innovative—The Embodiment of Memphis Music’
U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Tennessee) remembers Alex Chilton on the floor of the House of Representatives, March 18, 2010)

Alex Chilton, ‘Free Again’

Alex Chilton with Yo La Tengo performs The Kinks’ ‘Till the End Of the Day’ at Maxwell’s in Hoboken, NJ, December 7, 2007

Big Star, ‘September Gurls,' from #1 Record

The Box Tops, ‘Soul Deep’ (1969)

The Box Tops, ‘The Letter’

Big Star’s sessions for #1 Record were filmed by band members Andy Hummel and Chris Bell. Here’s a three-and-a-half-minute sample, set to the song ‘Thank You, Friends’ from the album Third/Sister Lovers.

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