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- Posted on Feb 3rd 2010 2:15PM by Mike Ayers
Sadly, Shelby County Medical Examiner Dr. Karen E. Chancellor found that Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death." The prolific musician, whose real name was Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., died in the bed of his Memphis home last month.
News of Reatard's death rocked the independent music community, with outpouring seen on not only the Goner Records home page -- home to many Reatard releases -- but artists such as Beck, the Pixies and Ted Leo expressing public condolences. Reatard's last album, 'Watch Me Fall' was released in August 2009.