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Chris Bell

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Singles: PiL, Cabaret Voltaire, X-Ray Spex, Chris Bell, The Cars et al

Review by Hugh Jarse, ZigZag, November 1978

PUBLIC IMAGE: 'Public Image' (Virgin) 'ELLO, A LOW-key re-emergence which grows on ya. I know everybody was expecting another anthem but here ya go, this ...

Big Star: Live; Third/Sister Lovers; Chris Bell: I Am The Cosmos (All Rykodisc)

Review by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 29 February 1992

SINCE THEY faded into obscurity in 1975, shortly after recording the sessions for the Third/Sister Lovers LP, Memphis pop/rock band Big Star have been lauded ...

Chris Bell

Retrospective by Tom Cox, Uncut, August 2000

BASED ON the bittersweet songcraft of Big Star's "lost" classic debut, No 1 Record, Chris Bell is often referred to as the McCartney to Alex ...

Chris Bell: Waltz Across Memphis

Retrospective by Mark Rozzo, Oxford American, Summer 2003

IN MAY OF 1978, the first Big Star pilgrimage took place. Driving out from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, via Interstate 40, three guys obsessed with ...

Big Star Boxed Up

Report and Interview by Andria Lisle, Memphis Flyer, 10 September 2009

Big Star is celebrated with a lavish musical "scrapbook." ...

He was the Cosmos: The Tragedy of Chris Bell

Retrospective by Barney Hoskyns, Rock's Backpages, February 2015

NOTE: This article is comprised of adapted excerpts from my big MOJO story written about Big Star and published in February 2000 – BH.     ...

see also Big Star


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