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The band Big Star was founded in 1971. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Memphis. Generally, music journalists would define Big Star’s style within the genre/s of power pop, hard rock, and other rock music.
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Christopher Branford Bell (January 12, 1951 – December 27, 1978) was an American musician, guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Along with Alex Chilton, he led the power pop band Big Star through its first album #1 Record (1972). He also pursued a solo career th... [wikipedia]
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William Alexander Chilton (December 28, 1950 – March 17, 2010) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, best known as the lead singer of the Box Tops and Big Star. Chilton's early commercial success in the 1960s as a teen vocalist for... [wikipedia]
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Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He is known for his sophisticated and often ... [wikipedia]
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