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Jason Molina dies

Jason Molina dies, Alternative singer-songwriter Jason Molina has died at his home in Indianapolis. He was 39. The Marion County coroner confirms Molina died Saturday. The cause of death hasn’t been determined. His record label, Indiana-based Secretly Canadian, says he stopped touring in 2009 “to deal with severe alcoholism.” On its website Monday, the label says the Lorain, Ohio, native released more than 12 albums under the name “Songs: Ohia” and the band Magnolia Electric Co., which he started in 2003. The label says Molina was its “cornerstone.” A message attributed to his family and posted on the label’s website in September 2011 says he’d been in and out of rehabilitation facilities and hospitals in England and the U.S. over the previous two years and was raising goats and chickens in West Virginia. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Jason Molina dies, at the Age 39

Jason Molina dies, Molina Ohio-born indie rock singer and songwriter of the bands Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co. died Saturday at age 39 after a long battle with alcoholism, his record label announced. “Jason is the cornerstone of Secretly Canadian,” read a statement issued Monday by the Bloomington, Ind.,-based label. “Without him there would be no us -- plain and simple. His singular, stirring body of work is the foundation upon which all else has been constructed. After hearing and falling in love with the mysterious voice on his debut single "Soul" in early 1996, we approached him about releasing a single on our newly formed label. For some reason he said yes.” Jason Molina of indie bands Songs: Ohia and Magnetic Electric Co. died March 16 at age 39. ( Steve Gullick ) Early recordings by Molina were released under the name Son