Tag Archives: Alex Chilton
“…the record started going up the charts. We were just dumbfounded.”
By phone from his home in Nashville
June 8, 1999
Not unknown but close to it, Gary Talley played guitar for The Box Tops, who had one of the indelible hits of the ‘60s, “The Letter.” And as a member of this Memphis band, he was an early (and again much later) colleague of Alex Chilton, one of rock and soul’s most mercurial characters.