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Big Star albums to be played live for autism benefit this weekend
Big Star albums to be played live for autism benefit this weekend

Two seminal albums by revered Memphis rock band Big Star will be played in their entirety by an all-star assemblage of indie musicians Saturday at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre. An annual benefit for the Autism Think Tank, the concert will be led by Jody Stephens, the only surviving member of the influential band, which he formed in the 1970s with Chris Bell, Andy Hummel and singer-songwriter Alex Chilton, who died in 2010. Big Star’s lauded “Third/Sister Lovers” and #1 Record” albums will be played back to back by a group that also includes Big Star alum Ken Stringfellow and Jon Auer (who went on to form the Posies in the '80s and '90s). Also on board...

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