Garage Rock Passing

Jay Reatard. 😦

Memphis Music scene is a little sadder today.. R.I.P. Jay Reatard.

Jay Retard garage punk rocker died at age 29 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 14 January 2010 11:39
Jay Reatard has died. He was only 29 years old!

Jay Reatard (May 1, 1980 – January 13, 2010) was an American garage punk musician from Memphis, Tennessee. Reatard was signed to Matador Records. He has released recordings as a solo artist and as a member of The Reatards and Lost Sounds.

He was found dead in bed at his home in Midtown, Memphis around 3:30 a.m. on January 13, 2010. A death investigation has been opened by Memphis police. A statement was posted on the website of Goner Records, that Reatard had died in his sleep. Although reports claim there were prescription pill bottles found throughout his home.

Soo sad! RIP!


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