Big Star

Big Star
Country
United States
Comments
Influential power pop group formed in 1971 in Memphis. Years active: 1971-1974 and 1993-2010.
Members
Alex Chilton
Chris Bell (1971-1972)
Andy Hummel Bass (1971-1974)
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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
January 1974 (3 artists)
1978 (3 artists)
1978 (4 artists)
April 1972 (3 artists)
April 1972 Whiskeytown
January 1974 (4 artists)
April 1972 (3 artists)
1978 (8 artists)
1978 (3 artists)
1978 Mitch Easter & Angie Carlson
January 1974 27 Various
January 1974 (2 artists)
1978 (7 artists)
January 1974 (7 artists)
April 1972 The Dambuilders
1978 (5 artists)
1978 Head Candy
April 1972 (6 artists)
April 1972 (21 artists)
April 1972 Los Valendas
January 1974 The Posies
April 1972 (2 artists)
January 1974 (2 artists)

Covers by Big Star

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1978 The Velvet Underground & Nico
1978 Yoko Ono
Covered by (7 artists)
September 21, 2009 The Flying Burrito Brothers
September 14, 1993 Chris Bell
1993 The Olympics
1992 Loudon Wainwright III
1992 King Cole
September 14, 1993 Todd Rundgren
1992 The Kinks
1978 Big Maybelle

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
#1 Record Big Star April 1972 Ardent Records
3rd Big Star 1978 PVC
Columbia - Live at Missouri University 4/25/93 Big Star September 14, 1993 Zoo Entertainment
Keep an Eye on the Sky Big Star September 21, 2009 Rhino
Live Big Star 1992 Rykodisc
Radio City Big Star January 1974 Ardent Records
The Third Album Big Star 1978 Aura
Third/Sisters Lovers Big Star 1992 Rykodisc

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
Mine Exclusively - Patti Girl Big Star & Teenage Fanclub 1993 New Musical Express
When My Baby's Beside Me Big Star August 1972 Ardent Records

Tributes

Title Performer Release date Label
A Tribute to Big Star - Additional Songs by Chris Bell various artists November 13, 2001 Lunasea
Big Star Small World various artists May 23, 2006 Koch Records