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Chris Bell
Original name: Christopher Branford Bell
Birth: Jan. 12, 1951
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1978
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Musician. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, he was a singer, songwriter, guitarist and co-founder of the rock group "Big Star". His musical and lyrical contributions to the band's albums included "#1 Record" (1972) and "Radio City" (1974). As a solo artist for the remainder of the 1970s until his death, his recordings included "I Am the Cosmos", "Speed of Sound" and "You and Your Sister". (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Car accident
Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 11, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 8446
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Big Star #1 Record never really resonated with me. That said, Ballad of El Goodo is one of the most poignant songs I've ever heard. Beautiful. Painfully so.
- Sturm & Drang
 Added: Jan. 15, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016
Happy Birthday
- Cindy
 Added: Jan. 12, 2016
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