A Man Called Destruction - The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, from Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man

Author(s): Holly George-Warren


A brilliant and influential songwriter, vocalist and guitarist, the charismatic Alex Chilton was more than a rock star; he was a true cult icon. Award winning music writer Holly George-Warren's book is the first biography of this enigmatic artist, who died in 2010. Covering Chilton's life from his early work with the chart-topping Box Tops and the seminal power-pop band Big Star to his experiments with punk and roots music and his sprawling solo career, this is the story of a musical icon and a richly detailed chronicle of pop music's evolution.

Product Information

HOLLY GEORGE-WARREN is a two-time Grammy nominee and author of many books, including the "New York Times "bestseller "The Road to Woodstock "(with Michael Lang). She lives in upstate New York.

General Fields

  • : 9780143127055
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : 0.454
  • : March 2015
  • : 214mm X 140mm
  • : April 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Holly George-Warren
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 782.42166092
  • : 384
  • : 16