Tag Archives: Mott The Hoople

List #1: Top 20 Studio Recordings

I prepared a precurser list two years ago…My top Twenty. Then and now are pretty  consistant when you factor in the new categories and how musical tastes can develope over time.. I also didn’t realize how long it would take to … Continue reading

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Essential Mixes: Mott The Hoople

Working diligently to help as a contributor to  Kurt Harden and his “Essential Mixes” Mott The Hoople was one of, if not the first “Glam Bands”  that came over from the UK and made a big splash in the USA. … Continue reading

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And When The Coffin Comes, Make Sure There’s Room For Two

From one of my top ten albums of all time…The Hoople. How many top ten albums have I mentioned? Probably Twelve. This was considered such a cutting edge record that those of us who had it all thought we were … Continue reading

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The Man Who Wrote It & The Band That Made It Famous

All The Young Dudes Let’s go back to the 70’s for a few minutes……. Songwriters: BOWIE, DAVID Well Billy rapped all night about his suicide How he’d kick it in the head when he was twenty-five Speed jive don’t want … Continue reading

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…Send For The Hearse

Mott The Hoople, from 1974… one of the earliest “British punk” songs about gang violence. From the album, “The Hoople” This will get your Friday jumpstarted.

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The 42nd Beat on 42nd St.

For many people, New Years Day is a time for contemplation, resolutions and starting over…..all with the best of intentions, I suppose. We are reminded however, that “The spirit is willing but the body is weak”. Here is a “Little … Continue reading

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Friday Night…..

It’s been a long week….tomorrow, I start to orient the funeral director that is going to help me out on a part time basis, but tonight…… it’s date night with my sweetie. This song should get anyone ready for a … Continue reading

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