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Big Star: Going back to 'Radio City' and beyond

Up ahead in the distance, as he was driving home in the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 1978, Jody Stephens could see what appeared to be an accident scene. Wanting to avoid a traffic snarl, Stephens recalls, “I detoured using another street.” Sadly, hours later, Stephens found out he knew who was in that crash. It was his former Big Star bandmate Chris Bell.