Jody Stephens is an American drummer, who has played in Big Star (with Alex Chilton of the Box Tops) 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.