When he died aged 27, the local paper described him as "the son of a local restaurateur". But this story, of a talented Memphis kid who formed rock's first cult band, goes worlds beyond.
Big Star have long been cult favorites—romanticized, pillaged, beloved—and this new 69-track boxset is another chance to gorge.
Ahead of the release of new documentary 'Nothing Can Hurt Me', Oscar Rickett discovers the story of Memphis's answer to The Beatles.
There's a bazillion rad things to do in Memphis, but these guys are here to help narrow it down…