Alex Chilton dies at 59 of a heart attack

alex-chilton.jpgMusician Alex Chilton died Wednesday (March 17) in New Orleans of a heart attack, reports his hometown paper, the Memphis Commercial Appeal. He was 59.

TV fans know Chilton for his group Big Star's song "In the Street," from the 1972 album "#1 Record" which was later recorded by Cheap Trick and used as the theme song for "That '70s Show."