Big Star Reference
About Us
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This is a not-for-profit fan site. Generating no revenue, it is a project built and maintained with love and respect for Big Star music. We do not receive commissions from the online stores we link to, yet we surely encourage you to buy and enjoy Big Star related material (Alex Chilton, Box Tops et al.) and pass your love for it to those less fortunate to have never heard them.

Website developed and maintained by Frontline Arts.

This website contains links to external sites. Big Star Reference is not responsible for the availability of such sites and is not responsible or liable for any content from such sites.

It's what we do best! Over 100 Big Star related links. If you know of a website that should be included, let us know. Links are chosen for this site based on relevancy and original content.

Broken Links:
The last thing anyone wants to see on a web site is a broken link. With your help, we can make sure this rarely happens. Broken links can be easily reported (no forms to fill out) by clicking on the Report broken link symbol next to each respective link. A report will be sent to the Webmaster informing him to check it out.

Cached Pages:
Some of the pages that we link to have been cached on our server. If we do replace a page with our cached version, a notice concerning this will be prominently displayed on the top of each respective page.

Discussion Boards
Join the Big Star Reference community. Discuss all thing Big Star on our moderated boards. You won't find spam or advertisements here! Become a member with a profile. Send private messages to other members. Post your picture. Get notified by email of responses to your posts. Search the message archive. Heck, there are too many features to list here, so check it out.

The highest quality Big Star, Chilton & Bell pictures we could find have been posted in the Discussion Boards. However, you must become a member to view them. New multimedia files will be added from time to time.

Become a BSR Discussion Board Moderator
If after reading the "Help" section of the Discussion Boards regarding Moderators, you feel you have the ability to keep the conversations alive and:
1. you are a frequent poster, OR
2. you've had a successful experience moderating a similar discussion board,
email the Webmaster for consideration.

Album Rate & Review
Rate, on a scale of 1-10, a wide variety of Big Star related albums or write a full review yourself. Why shouldn't your opinion be heard for others to reference?

The lyrics we keep were compiled and edited through many painstaking hours of listening and through recommendations from people like you. There is a discussion board available to dispute the lyrics, letting everyone's ears be the judge of what is being sung.

Big Star games? Why not? For the kids and the kids in us.