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Gary Sperrazza!, Shakin' Street Gazette, 14 March 1974

OK, HERE'S THE STORY: Alex Chilton, fresh from his Memphis residence with the Boxtops ('The Letter', 'Cry Like A Baby', 'Sweet Cream Ladies') heads to New York to lick his wounds and make a living. Well, jamming with semi-nobodies and doing solo sets in bars did not exactly pay for his Lincoln (which he didn't have anyway), so he decided to return to his home in Memphis and get down to rock and roll business.

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