Big Star The Short Life, Painful Death, and Unexpected Resurrection of the Kings of Power Pop

Big Star: The Short Life, Painful Death, and
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  • 333 Pages: Paperback: Illustrated in B&W
  • Released: June 15, 2005
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press



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Although Big Star were together for less than four years in the mid-1970s and had little commercial success, their influence reaches far and wide. In an era of glam and prog rock, they wrote addictive, radio-friendly pop tunes. Their records literally changed people's lives - including those of artists as diverse as the Bangles, the Replacements, Wilco, the Dream Syndicate, the Shins, the Posies, Teenage Fanclub, Jeff Buckley, and Garbage. Drawing on new interviews with the band, family members, friends, and the major players at Ardent Studios in Memphis, this is the definitive history of Big Star, from their boyhood to their reunion tours.

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  • Sales Rank: 36,780
  • ISBN: 1556525966
  • EAN: 9781556525964
  • UPC: 9780007149087
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