Jay Reatard Found Dead in Memphis Home

Renegade punk rock singer Jay Reatard was found dead in his midtown Memphis home last night. Our sister paper the Village Voice has collected a few remembrances of the raucous, trouble-hungry singer.

The Memphis Commercial-Appeal has the scant details surrounding his death.

More info after the jump. What a fucking drag.

His final tweets:

Jay Reatard Found Dead in Memphis Home

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Who the hell was Jay Reatard, you ask? Watch this:


Waiting For Something - a short documentary about Jay Reatard

Jay Reatard | MySpace Music Videos

His stellar version of Beck's "Gamma Ray" stomps the original dead:

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