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Alex Chilton: Getting The Cramps Between The Box Tops And Big Stardom

Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 31 December 1977

ANY SELF-RESPECTING cultural elitist should know who Alex Chilton is, as should all hopeless old bozos still lingering on from the 60s. To recap for the uninitiated: Chilton sang gruff white soul lead with a Memphis-based hit combo called The Box Tops who had a string of hit singles, the most notable of which was 'The Letter'.

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