Alex Chilton, the pop hitmaker, cult icon and Memphis rock
iconoclast best known as a
member of 1960s pop-soul act the Box Tops and the 1970s power-pop
act Big Star,
died Wednesday at a hospital in New Orleans.
The singer, songwriter and guitarist was 59.
"I'm crushed. We're all just crushed," said John Fry, owner of
Memphis' Ardent ...