Sorry for the prolonged silence. I didn't have much to say and now I come back because someone dies. And it isn't Corey Haim.
Alex Chilton was the frontman of the band Big Star. After Primal Scream, Big Star are my second all time favourite band. They never achieve huge fame or success but are often quoted as influences by other bands (Teenage Fanclub pretty much borrowed wholesale from them). I was lucky enough to see them (not in the 70s) but at a festival a few years ago.
Here are a few of their songs: