Editors’ Notes Alex Chilton and Big Star were one of the most overlooked groups of the ‘70s and one of the most posthumously celebrated. The band has since reformed, but hardcore fans have been dreaming about this incredible boxed set for years. Ninety-eight tracks, many of them never before released, encapsulate their entire ‘70’s career. The set begins with the members’ earliest efforts — Chris Bell’s raw “Psychedelic Stuff” and his Icewater’s Badfinger-influenced pop “All I See Is You” — following through to each of the albums, replicated with previously unreleased alternate mixes where possible, demos, and unreleased tracks. A stunning and essential live set from January 1973 at Lafayette’s Music Room in Memphis captures the band after the release of their debut album and Chris Bell’s departure in true power-trio form, with an acoustic set from Chilton that survives the audience chatter. The previously unreleased essentials are too numerous to nail down but the demos for “Back of a Car,” “Motel Blues,” “There Was a Light,” “Femme Fatale” and “Nighttime,” the rehearsal version of “Daisy Glaze” and the entire live show are good places to start.

SONG
Psychedelic Stuff
1
3:04
 
All I See Is You
2
3:29
 
Every Day As We Grow Closer
3
2:27
 
Try Again (Early Version)
4
3:37
 
Feel
5
3:32
 
The Ballad of el Goodo
6
4:18
 
In the Street (Alternate Mix)
7
2:54
 
Thirteen (Alternate Mix)
8
2:44
 
Don't Lie to Me
9
3:08
 
The India Song (Alternate Mix)
10
2:23
 
When My Baby's Beside Me (Alternate Mix)
11
3:27
 
My Life Is Right (Alternate Mix)
12
3:16
 
Give Me Another Chance (Alternate Mix)
13
3:28
 
Try Again
14
3:32
 
Gone With the Light
15
2:44
 
Watch the Sunrise (Single Version)
16
3:10
 
ST 100/6 (Alternate Mix)
17
0:54
 
The Preacher (Excerpt)
18
0:56
 
In the Street (Alternate Single Mix)
19
3:00
 
Feel (Alternate Mix)
20
3:31
 
The Ballad of el Goodo (Alternate Lyrics)
21
4:31
 
The India Song (Alternate Version)
22
2:09
 
Country Morn
23
3:12
 
I Got Kinda Lost (Demo)
24
3:34
 
Back of a Car (Demo)
25
3:16
 
Motel Blues (Demo)
26
3:03
 
There Was a Light (Demo)
27
3:43
 
Life Is White (Demo)
28
3:16
 
What's Going Ahn (Demo)
29
2:15
 
O My Soul
30
5:38
 
Life Is White
31
3:18
 
Way Out West
32
2:50
 
What's Going Ahn
33
2:41
 
You Get What You Deserve
34
3:05
 
Mod Lang (Alternate Mix)
35
2:48
 
Back of a Car (Alternate Mix)
36
2:47
 
Daisy Glaze
37
3:49
 
She's a Mover
38
3:13
 
September Gurls
39
2:47
 
Morpha Too (Alternate Mix)
40
1:27
 
I'm In Love With a Girl
41
1:48
 
O My Soul (Alternate Version)
42
5:09
 
She's a Mover (Alternate Version)
43
3:16
 
Daisy Glaze (Rehearsal Version)
44
3:54
 
I Am the Cosmos
45
3:42
 
You and Your Sister
46
3:11
 
Blue Moon (Demo)
47
2:08
 
Femme Fatale (Demo)
48
2:48
 
Thank You Friends (Demo)
49
2:49
 
Nighttime (Demo)
50
2:13
 
Take Care (Demo)
51
1:35
 
You Get What You Deserve (Demo)
52
3:20
 
Lovely Day (Aka Stroke It Noel) [Demo]
53
1:50
 
Downs (Demo)
54
1:26
 
Jesus Christ (Demo)
55
2:30
 
Holocaust (Demo)
56
3:34
 
Big Black Car (Alternate Demo)
57
4:41
 
Manana
58
0:47
 
Jesus Christ
59
2:20
 
Femme Fatale
60
3:28
 
O, Dana
61
2:35
 
Kizza Me
62
2:43
 
You Can't Have Me
63
3:18
 
Nightime
64
2:52
 
Dream Lover
65
3:33
 
Big Black Car
66
3:37
 
Blue Moon
67
2:06
 
Holocaust
68
3:48
 
Stroke It Noel
69
2:06
 
For You
70
2:42
 
Downs
71
1:52
 
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
72
3:23
 
Kanga Roo
73
3:45
 
Thank You Friends
74
3:06
 
Take Care
75
2:49
 
Lovely Day
76
2:08
 
Till the End of the Day (Alternate Mix)
77
2:13
 
Nature Boy (Alternate Mix)
78
2:38
 
When My Baby's Beside Me (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
79
3:28
 
My Life Is Right (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
80
3:23
 
She's a Mover (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
81
4:06
 
Way Out West (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
82
2:41
 
The Ballad of el Goodo (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
83
4:20
 
In the Street (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
84
2:50
 
Back of a Car (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
85
2:40
 
Thirteen (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
86
3:01
 
The India Song (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
87
2:24
 
Try Again (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
88
3:18
 
Watch the Sunrise (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
89
4:01
 
Don't Lie to Me (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
90
4:09
 
Hot Burrito #2 (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
91
3:49
 
I Got Kinda Lost (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
92
2:55
 
Baby Strange (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
93
4:10
 
Slut (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
94
3:34
 
There Was a Light (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
95
3:24
 
ST 100/6 (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
96
3:55
 
Come On Now (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
97
1:53
 
O My Soul (Live At Lafayette's Music Room, Memphis, TN, January 1973)
98
5:40
 
Thirteen (Alternate Mix)
99
2:38
 

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