Monday, July 1st, 2013

 

Big Star doc tells tale of influential power pop legends

Big Star Photo

Five years ago, I couldn’t believe my good fortune when I found out Alex Chilton was playing a summer music festival in my hometown of Chattanooga, Tenn. I’d read all the stories about how reclusive the former Box Tops and Big Star front man had become, how repulsed he was by the machinations of the music industry and how he seemed intent on sabotaging his own career, so of course I had to go see him perform. This would be a rare Chilton sighting, and it turned out to beRead More