It’s difficult to get more beautifully simplistic than Big Star’s “Thirteen.” Elliott Smith nailed it in his cover, but he didn’t add much sonically beyond his unmistakable vocals and that inescapable melancholy. To amp the song up would invite disaster, so one must wonder, would it be possible to go the other way and tone down the original? Continue reading »

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