Jay Reatard 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 – Wiki

Not only is it saddening when we lose a person that we connect and relate to, whether it is through music or any other form, but its devastating when he have to let go of someone so young. Although Jay was 29 years old when he passed away, it really feels like we lost a teenager who simply wanted to have fun. We will miss you and promise to always break stuff up when we listen to “It Ain’t Gonna Save Me”. Take care buddy – The Music Ninja

Jay Reatard – “It Ain’t Gonna Save Me”

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