Wednesday, January 13, 2010

[news] Jay Reatard dies at 29

RIP Jay Reatard

According to Matador and Commercial Appeal, Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., aka Jay Reatard, passed away in his sleep last night. Found at 3:30am today, Reatard was only 29. He was apparently complaining of flu-like symptoms, and even tweeted about it last Saturday:
If I don't get well soon I'm gonna eat myself into pig champion/tad teritory
So sad for musicians to die so young. No word yet on cause of death.