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Ranking Records—Big Star

They came out of Memphis in the 70s and although they didn’t sell many records, Big Star influenced more bands than you can shake a stick at. In the process, they created two masterful works of Power Pop and a “third” somewhat experimental record that many musicians worship. I will take you through these three […]

Holly George-Warren @ Howlin’ Books / Nashville, TN / September 18, 2014

(Author of A Man Called Destruction: The Life and Music of Alex Chilton, From Box Tops to Big Star to Backdoor Man with special guests) I first heard about Big Star from reading Circus magazine in 1972 around the time of the release of their first LP. I even recall getting into a “Who’s on […]