Big Star Biography
uncredited writer, Ardent Records, February 1974
IN SEPTEMBER, 1972 Ardent Records released Big Star's first album, Number One Record. The group consisted of Alex Chilton guitar, keyboards, and vocals, Chris Bell guitar, and vocals, Andy Hummel bass guitar, and Jody Stephens, drums. Bell and Chilton wrote most of the songs with one contribution from Hummel. The album received incredible reviews for a new act and was described as being from the same school as the Byrds, Badfinger, and Todd Rundgren.
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