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BIG STAR-KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKY.

BIG STAR-KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKY.

Sadly, in music, talent doesn’t equate to commercial success. If it did, Big Star would’ve been the biggest bands in musical history. 3,340 more words

Rock

It's Andy Hummel's Birthday

The Big Star bassist had two solo writing credits during his time in Big Star, both phenomonal. He co-wrote four more with Alex Chilton, but why aren’t there more?!!! 6 more words

Music

The Story: Big Star

Thank you, friends
Wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for you
I’m so grateful for all the things you helped me do

All the ladies and gentlemen… 777 more words

The Story

Big Star's Jody Stephens Remembers Alex Chilton and Andy Hummel

Originally published in Spinner, March 17, 2011

A year after Big Star singer and songwriter Alex Chilton passed away in New Orleans on March 17, 2010, and decades past their seventies heyday, the power-pop band continues to affect a generation of alternative rockers. 542 more words

Spinner

Movie Review - Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me Now

Bands or musical acts that are influential are usually those that are incredibly popular and/or have changed the musical landscape. They are celebrated and recognized by critics and the public alike, and though some people may not like their music, it is hard to deny the importance of their body of work. 943 more words

Rock/Pop

Big Star and big stars

As a kid, I was a rock and roll geek. If I wasn’t listening to records or the radio, I was playing the guitar. If I wasn’t playing guitar, I was at Boy’s Market or at the newsstand, reading the new… 1,302 more words

Power Pop

One Hit Wonders With Dead Guys, Volume III: Big Star

This is the third installment of a series. Due to the subjective nature of what quantifies a One Hit Wonder, how much of the band must be dead to be a One Hit Wonder With Dead Guys, etc., etc., etc., there will be some shifting of the goal posts across these essays. 615 more words

Brian Westbye