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Big Star Bassist Andy Hummel Dies

Only three months after the death of the band’s lead singer Alex Chilton, Big Star bass guitarist Andy Hummel has died at the age of 59 after a battle with cancer. Hummel played bass on Big Star’s #1 Record and Radio City before departing the band. [Music Mix/EW]

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