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Alex Chilton shot by Godlis near Grand Central Station early 90s | I had the great honor of seeing Alex play as Big Star at a local Seattle music festival in 2000 (back when Bumbershoot didn't suck) | He was backed by members of The Posies | This was one of my favorite live performances of all time | Still can't believe he's gone | godlis.blogspot.com

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Celebrity Birthdays on December 28 | Beloved singer-songwriter Alex Chilton, singer-songwriter Johnny Otis, actor Cliff Arquette, and former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson were all born on this day in history.

Remembering Alex Chilton lead vocals for the 60's Pop Band "The Box Tops" born on this day December 28, 1950. Alex was born in Memphis, but moved to New Orleans in the early 1980's and lived here till his death on March 17, 2010. Alex loved the culture and lifestyle of New Orleans and we miss him. Shown here with his Cadillac in New Orleans 1993.