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Alex Chilton: 19 Years: A Collection of Alex Chilton (Rhino)

Tom Graves, Rock & Roll Disc, April 1991

IF ANY ONE PERSON is emblematic of the musical malaise of rock's cutting edge during the 1980s, it would have to be cult factotum Alex Chilton, who has become such a legendary underground figure that other cult bands like the Replacements write songs of tribute to him. When you consider that Alex Chilton's career brings new meaning to the word "checkered," his cultdom becomes even more suspect.

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