Jody Stephens

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Jody Stephens
Big Star at Hyde Park 8.jpg
Background information
Born (1952-10-04) October 4, 1952 (age 64)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Power pop, rock
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments Drums, vocals
Years active 1971–present
Associated acts Those Pretty Wrongs, Big Star, Golden Smog

Jody Stephens (born October 4, 1952[1]) is an American drummer, who has played in Big Star (with Alex Chilton of the Box Tops)[2] and Golden Smog (with members of the Jayhawks and Soul Asylum). When not on tour with Big Star, he works at Ardent Studios, which is where Big Star has recorded all of their albums. After the deaths of Chris Bell in 1978, and both Alex Chilton and Andy Hummel in 2010, Stephens is the last surviving original member of the group.


With Big Star[edit]

Studio albums


  1. ^ Jovanovic (2004), p.8
  2. ^ Jovanovic (2004), pp.85-86


  • Jovanovic, Rob (2004). Big Star: The Story of Rock's Forgotten Band. London: Fourth Estate. ISBN 0-00-714908-5.