The man has simply done too much to showcase in one blog post. And no doubt, one of the countless musicians he influenced could pen something far more beautiful and poetic. We’ll just leave you with a few video clips spanning the man’s prolific career. And by all means, post YOUR favorite Chilton links in the comment section below.
The Box Tops – “The Letter”
Big Star – “Thank You Friends”
Alex Chilton – “There Will Never Be Another You”
Alex Chilton on MTV’s 120 Minutes, circa 1985
And, of course, The Replacements’ “Alex Chilton”