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Alex Chilton (I) (1950–2010)

Is the lead singer for the Memphis, Tennesse bands The Box Tops and Big Star. The Box Tops charted with 10 Hot 100 singles between 1967-70. Those songs were: "The Letter" (#1), "Neon Rainbow" (#24), "Cry Like A Baby" (#2), "Choo Choo Train" (#26), "I Met Her In Church" (#37), "Sweet Cream Ladies, Foward March" (#28), "I Shall Be Released" (#67), "... See full bio »

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Adventureland Soundtrack
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 2015 7 Chinese Brothers (writer: "Don't Lie To Me")
 2014 Parenthood (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Aaron Brownstein Must Be Stopped (2014) ... (writer: "When My Baby's Beside Me" - uncredited)
 2014 Californication (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Getting the Poison Out (2014) ... (performer: "I Wish I Could Meet Elvis" - uncredited)
 2013 Svengali (writer: "I'm In Love With a Girl")
 2011 House M.D. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charity Case (2011) ... (writer: "The Ballad of El Goodo")
 2011 Little Birds (writer: "September Gurls")
 2009 Adventureland (writer: "I'm in Love with a Girl")
 2008 True Blood (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mine (2008) ... (performer: "Downtown" - uncredited)
 2007 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bad Ideas (2007) ... (writer: "September Gurls" - uncredited)
 2005 East of Sunset (performer: "Downtown") / (producer: "Downtown")
 2005 Thumbsucker (writer: "Thirteen" (1972))
 2004 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (performer: "Bangkok") / (writer: "Bangkok" - as Chilton)
 2000 Jeff Buckley: Live in Chicago (Video documentary) (writer: "Kango Roo")
 1999 Jeff Buckley: Remembered (TV Movie documentary) (writer: "Kanga-Roo")
 1998 Judas Kiss (performer: "Junkyard") / (writer: "Junkyard")
 1998 That '70s Show (TV Series) ("In the Street", "That '70s Song (In the Street)", uncredited)
 1997 Lucky Three an Elliott Smith Portrait (Short documentary) (writer: "Thirteen")
 1997 Lovelife (writer: "Stroke It Noel", "Blue Moon")
 1995 Kicking and Screaming (performer: "Don't Stop") / (writer: "Don't Stop")
 1995 Empire Records (writer: "The Ballad of El Goodo")
 1990 A Matter of Degrees (performer: "Rock Hard") / (writer: "Rock Hard")
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Album: "A Man Called Destruction".

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