The Box Tops

  1. Coolest. Congressman. Ever.

    March 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT When Box Tops and Big Star leader Alex Chilton died on Wednesday, there came, amidst the expected tributes from admiring musicians and writers, a most unexpected shout-out from, of all places, the floor of the House of Representatives. Congressman ...

  2. Influential Big Star Member Alex Chilton Dies

    March 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Singer and guitarist Alex Chilton, known for his influential work with bands the Box Tops and Big Star, has died. He was 59. Chilton's longtime friend John Fry says that Chilton died Wednesday (March 17) at a hospital in New Orleans after exp ...