Wayward Sons: The Ballad of Big Star
Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, February 2000
THE SUN is going down on Memphis, site of rocknrolls immaculate conception and explosive birth. On a warm spring evening, the Mississippis purplish-brown waters are swirling and eddying beside us. In the distance loom the empty towers of the citys devastated downtown centre. People drift into a performance area demarcated as "The Budweiser Stage", one of several set up for this weekends annual Memphis In May music festival.
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