Column | Mar 21, 2014
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Column | Aug 18, 2014 | 3:33 PMWith each passing year, the legacy of Memphis guitar pop band Big Star grows as new generations get tipped to, and inevitably fall in love with, the band's classic three albums. Records that resonate as much today as when released in the 1970s, "#1 Record," "Radio City" and "Third/Sister Lovers" are lovely, sweet post-Beatles guitar pop records driven by a central tension: Collaborators Alex Chilton and Chris Bell were both battling, and driven to explore, thematically dark places while longing for first-crush exuberance.
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Column | Jun 28, 2013 | 11:37 PM
After a two-hour tribute to Big Star’s lost-then-found classic album “Third,” drummer Jody Stephens provided an instant review for the audience Friday at Park West. The concert “reminds me of recording the third album,”...