Tag Archives: Mott The Hoople

Ian Hunter – the Golden Age Lives On

To say that Ian Hunter and, before he launched his solo career, Mott the Hoople mean a lot more than they ever sold is something of an understatement.  Mott’s biggest hit single was their first, more than two years before …

Follow the 'Shooting Star' of Paul Rodgers, Part 2

Free was a learning experience for the young Paul Rodgers. Now in his mid-20s, he was already a veteran in the music business. Rodgers put a band together called Peace and toured the U.K. with Mott The Hoople. He struck up a friendship with Mick Ralphs, and they began writing together. The rest, as they say, is history.

A Broad Abroad: Grab your platform shoes and go for the glam

Come on, come on! It’s rare that this column gets to celebrate a glam rock shot, but a couple of new releases send us spinning all the way back to those halcyon days when boys could be girls and girls could be girlier, and even short people towered over you on eight-inch stack heels.