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Big Star

The Ballad Of El Goodo

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  • 1967
  • 2011
  • 1972

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1 Record is the debut album by the American power pop group Big Star. It was released in 1972 by Memphis-based Ardent Records. Though many critics praised the album’s elegant vocal harmonies and refined songcraft (frequently drawing comparisons to the British Invasion groups of the 1960s, including The Beatles, The Kinks and The Who), #1 Record fared quite dismally in terms of commercial success. However, like Big Star’s follow-up albums Radio City and Third/Sister Lovers, #1 Record has more recently attracted wider attention, and in 2003 it was ranked number 438 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. Rolling Stone magazine also ranked the song “Thirteen” as number 396 on its 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The singles released from the album... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Ain't no one gonna turn me 'round ... Hold on ... And there ain't no one gonna turn me 'round

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