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The Ballad Of El Goodo

on #1 Record/Radio City

by Big Star

First Played: 06/02/2011 06:00 PM
Last Played: 03/18/2020 03:53 PM
Total Plays: 26
 

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  • Kevin Cole : 03/18/2020 03:53 PM
    The great Alex Chilton passed away ten years ago yesterday. He was an epic songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, best known as the lead singer of the Box Tops and Big Star.
  • Kevin Cole : 10/04/2019 04:53 PM
    Happy birthday to Jody Stephens, the only living founding member of Big Star!
  • Hans : 08/21/2019 09:35 PM
  • Kevin Cole : 05/08/2019 02:57 PM
    From the 1972 debut album released by the Memphis band.
  • Kevin Cole : 10/06/2017 03:57 PM
    For Jud in Minneapolis. Writes Peter Walker in The Guardian, "Why didn't Big Star sell more records? There were misfortunes with labels – they couldn't get #1 Record distributed widely, and there were further problems with the second album. They were also, by all accounts, a fairly chaotic and destructive bunch, particularly the hard-living Chilton. By the time the follow-up to #1 Record, Radio City, was completed, Chilton's songwriting partner and co-singer, Chris Bell, had quit the group, as had bassist Andy Hummel. I suppose that's the lesson – talent alone isn't enough."

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