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Alex Chilton: Feudalist Tarts

Martin Aston, Melody Maker, Summer 1985

LIFE has gone full circle for Alex Chilton. Seventeen years old in 1967, up to New York City from hometown Memphis where he fronted the Box Tops, Chilton sang 'The Letter' and 'Cry Like a Baby', pure soul pop classics.

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