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Big Star: Star Power

Fred Mills, Harp, November 2005

MEMPHIS, TENN., April 2004: Inside Ardent Studios a band assembles in the control room, where the engineer has just cued up a playback. It's a scene that unfolds on a daily basis in studios everywhere. Except that this isn't just any band. This is a band that comes with baggage. Rather weighty baggage at that. And as a result, expectations are extraordinarily high. Because this is a band called Big Star.

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