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Music Worth Buying – Hoozier and the Legacy of Big Star

Orange County Register (CA) music critic Robert Kinsler and his co-host, TJR review new CDs. This week TJ and Robert look at the debut release by Hoozier and the legacy of Big Star.
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Music DVD Gift Guide at the Ready

Looking for some perfect gift ideas? A number of bona fide classic rock legends are featured in new releases available on DVD and Blu-ray. Artist: The Rolling Stones. Title: From the Vault: Hampton Coliseum – Live in 1981 (Eagle Rock Entertainment). You might like if you enjoy: The Rolling Stones, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger…
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Big Star’s ‘Live in Memphis’ Coming on Omnivore Nov. 4

The gig poster said “BIG STAR IN THEIR FAREWELL U.S. PERFORMANCE.” Luckily, this iconic Memphis band’s homecoming show
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Historic Reissues Shed Light on Rock Pioneers

Big Star’s first two album releases, the lone album from Billy Thermal, and legendary guitar great Tommy Bolin’s first band Zephyr have just been reissued and showcase groundbreaking artists at the dawn of their legendary careers. Artist: Big Star Title: #1 Record / Radio City (Stax Records / Concord Music Group). You might like if you enjoy: The Replacements…
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Big Star’s ‘#1 Record’ and ‘Radio City’ to be Reissued by Stax Records

Stax Records will reissue two seminal albums by one of the most influential bands of the 20th century: #1 Record and Radio City by Big Star. Both releases, which have been out of print as individual CDs in the U.S. …
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Big Star Soundtrack To Film Documentary Coming June 25 on Omnivore Recordings

The story of Big Star will finally hit the big screen in the feature-length documentary Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me (Magnolia Pictures) http://www.magpictures.com. After years in the making, the movie comes to theaters, On Demand and iTunes on July …
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