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Jay Reatard Dies at age 29

Cause of Death Unknown

Jan 13, 2010 Jay Reatard Bookmark and Share

As reported by Pitchfork, Lo-fi garage rocker Jay Reatard died today at age 29. While additional details are forthcoming, Memphis Commercial Appeal reports that the musician was found dead in his home at 3:30 this morning.

In a statement on their blog, his label Matador records said the following, “We are devastated by the death of Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., aka Jay Reatard. Jay was as full of life as anyone we’ve ever met, and responsible for so many memorable moments as a person and artist. We’re honored to have known and worked with him, and we will miss him terribly.”

Our condolences go to his family and friends.



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