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Podcast Episode 53: Holly George-Warren on Alex Chilton 

A Man Called Destruction

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Tragic. Transcendent. Frustrating. Profoundly influential. These descriptors are forever linked to the late, great Alex Chilton. In A Man Called Destruction, award-winning, Phoenicia author Holly George-Warren (The Road to Woodstock, Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry, Punk 365) lays out the tumultuous ride of the Memphis rocker's 60-year life, a journey soundtracked by the wealth of incredible music he left behind. (Read Peter Aaron's review here.

Peter Aaron and I chat with Holly about Chilton's life and music, as well as her improbable meeting with Chilton in New Orleans when Chilton was washing dishes.

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