Ilya S. Savenok, Getty Images The sad news came across late Wednesday afternoon…
- Posted on Jan 14th 2010 11:00AM by John D. Luerssen
Beck took to his official site, posting a picture of Reatard along with the late musician's rendition of 'Gamma Ray.' Beck originally released the track as a single in 2008.
Elsewhere, the Pixies camp took to Facebook to express their sympathy. The band wrote, "We want to express our condolences to the friends and family of Jay Reatard on his sudden passing today."
Reatard -- who was born Jimmy Lee Lindsey -- was found dead in his bed in his Memphis home at approximately 3:30AM. Wednesday morning. Police in the city are investigating the circumstances around his death.