Watch Elliott Smith covering Big Star’s “Thirteen” at Sydney, Australia’s Annandale Hotel on January 9, 1999.



On the 10th anniversary of his death, nearly 20 people who knew Elliott Smith—bandmates, producers, friends—talk to Jayson Greene about the singer/songwriter’s remarkable musical legacy in our extensive oral history, "Keep the Things You Forgot". Photo by Autumn de Wilde.

On the 10th anniversary of his death, nearly 20 people who knew Elliott Smith—bandmates, producers, friends—talk to Jayson Greene about the singer/songwriter’s remarkable musical legacy in our extensive oral history, "Keep the Things You Forgot". Photo by Autumn de Wilde.