Jimmy Lee Lindsey, a Memphis musician who performed under the name Jay Reatard, was found dead in his bed at age 29. Read more on Jay Reatard’s death below.
Sources say that Jay Reatard was found dead at around 3:30 a.m. in his bed.
Reatard formed the band, the Reatards and later the Lost Sounds. Jay Reatard got the most attention with his 2006 Blood Visions, which was his first solo recording. In 2009, he released “Watch Me Fall”.
His label Matador Records issued this statement: 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.
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