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Mott the Hoople

Mott the Hoople
Formed: 1969 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1976 in London, England
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Ian Hunter, Luther Grosvenor, Mick Ronson, Morgan Fisher, Verden Allen, Ariel Bender, Nigel Benjamin, Dale Buffin Griffin, Mick Ralphs, ...See All
Biography: Mott the Hoople are one of the great also-rans in the history of rock & roll. Though Mott scored a number of album rock hits in the early '70s, the band never quite broke through into the mainstream. Nevertheless, their nasty fusion of heavy metal, glam rock, and Bob Dylan's sneering hipster cynicism ...Read full biography
All The Young Dudes
Released: 1972
Label: COLUMBIA
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Just at the moment Mott the Hoople were calling it a day, David Bowie swooped in and convinced them to stick around. Bowie spearheaded an image makeover, urging them to glam themselves up. He gave them ...Read full review
Mott
Released: 1973
Label: COLUMBIA
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All the Young Dudes actually brought Mott the Hoople success, but you wouldn't know that from its sequel, Mott. Ian Hunter's songs are a set of road tales fraught with exhaustion, disillusionment, and ...Read full review