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Chris Bell

  • Original Name Christopher Branford
  • Birth 12 Jan 1951 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 27 Dec 1978 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 8446

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

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8446
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Chris Bell (12 Jan 1951–27 Dec 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8446, citing Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, Bartlett, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .