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Big Star: No Glam, Just Rock and Ram

Jon Tiven, Circus, May 1974

WITHOUT EVEN an ounce of glitter in their cosmetic kit, Big Star is a band that's making it without devices or gimmicks, unless you call the love of the critics a gimmick. Their first album was hardly ever played on any radio station, but even the most difficult of critics found it impossible to find anything to dislike.

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