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[ad_1] TThe best returns are finely calibrated matters. In 2009, when 1970s glam-rock goliaths Mott the Hoople reformed after more than 30 years to perform live, Hosanna audiences and critics hailed their five-concert series at London’s Hammersmith Apollo. suggested that their return was nothing less than a second to come. Four years later, the spotlight …

[ad_1] Until singer Ian Hunter’s legendary Maltese Cross guitar, Mott the Hoople, it was everything I had hoped for when they kicked off their first concert in Manchester in 40 years. When they performed at The Opera House on November 26, 1973, they had a reputation for being Britain’s craziest rock n roll band. They …

[ad_1] When David Bowie gifted Mott the Hoople All The Young Dudes in the 1970s, he saved an acclaimed but commercially unsuccessful group from probable oblivion. Mott went on to conquer a significant part of the musical landscape – and rocked so hard that they were banned from the Royal Albert Hall following a mini-riot. …

[ad_1] A star-studded CD box set of the best of glam rock is being released. I’m a bit of a glam-rock fan on silence (the very calm) so I’m pretty happy with it. All the usual suspects from the 70s will be represented – David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Slade, The Sweet, Suzi Quatro and many …

Sign up for View from Westminster email for expert analysis straight to your inbox Receive our free View from Westminster email A star-studded CD box set of the best in glam-rock is on the way. I’m a bit of a glam-rock fan in the quiet (the very quiet) so I’m pretty happy with it. All …