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Big Star was an American

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pop band formed in Memphis,

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Tennessee, in 1971 by Alex

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Chilton, Chris Bell , Jody

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The group broke up in 1974, but

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reorganized with a new line-up

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era, the band's musical style drew on the vocal

Kenyans Eliud Kipchoge and Jemima

harmonies of The Beatles , as well as the swaggering

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London Marathon, respectively.

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guitars of The Byrds . To the resulting power pop, Big

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style that foreshadowed the alternative rock of the

Amazon River , covering an estimated

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3,600 square miles (9,300 km2).

and Radio City, suffered from ineffective marketing

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