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Westerberg writes about Alex Chilton in the NY Times

By 20.Mar.105 Comments

Beyond the Box Tops:

“Yeah, December boys got it bad, as “September Gurls” notes. The great Alex Chilton is gone — folk troubadour, blues shouter, master singer, songwriter and guitarist. Someone should write a tune about him. Then again, nah, that would be impossible. Or just plain stupid.”


I am the queen of the underground, a bad ungrateful bunny.


  • CNote says:

    great…just great.

    “…in asking a young lady if she’d like to come back to your tent?”

    Reading that I almost darn near died of a fit of laughter too.

  • Dan says:

    That really made me smile. Pitch perfect.

  • Bob says:

    Oh, it looks like Groundhog Paul stuck out his head to look for his shadow.

  • Jake says:

    That article was great. I’d take a monthly article in the NY times from Paul. Anything at this point.

  • Do you all think he comes up with quotes as brilliant as this off the top of his head? If so, he is…..