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Review: 'A Man Called Destruction' by Holly George-Warren
In 1993, I persuaded the Tribune's then-arts editor to send me to Columbia, Mo., to report on the first show in almost 20 years of a cult band that loomed huge for those of us under its spell. Two University of Missouri undergrads had phoned the ever-enigmatic Alex Chilton asking whether he'd reunite the long-gone Big Star for the school's Springfest, and to their astonishment — and that of Big Star drummer Jody Stephens — he agreed.
March 21, 2014