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The Ross-based musician is said to be the main driver behind Mott the Hoople’s distinctive glam-rock image. Bassist Overend died on Sunday at the age of 69. He was suffering from throat cancer. Mott the Hoople was best known for the hits Roll Away The Stone and All The Young Dudes, written and produced by …

Watts continued for some time as a member of the new British Lions squad, before retiring to run his own store in Hereford. The Dinosaw Market specialized in 1970s fashion, “crazy souvenirs” and second-hand records. Born in Birmingham on May 13, 1947, Peter Overend Watts moved to Ross-on-Wye in Herefordshire at the age of 13. …

Mott the hoop Bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts has passed away at the age of 69. Watts, who has performed on songs like “Roll Away The Stone” and “All The Young Dudes” written and produced by David Bowie, died yesterday (January 22) of cancer. His death comes almost exactly a year after drummer …

Mott the Hoople bassist Peter Overend Watts has died aged 69. He was suffering from throat cancer. His bandmate Mott, Ian Hunter – the lead singer of the band – tweeted: “Oh my God. My extremely eccentric and adorable companion – Peter Overend Watts – left the building. Devastated. As a teenager, Watts was inspired …

Overend Watts, bassist for Mott The Hoople, has died at the age of 69. Peter Overend Watts was a founding member of Mott The Hoople when the group was originally known as The Buddies. In what looks like a Monty Python sketch, they went on to become Doc Thomas Group, then The Shakedown Sound, then …

Former Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter has confirmed Watts is dead. “Oh my God,” he said via Twitter. “My extremely eccentric and adorable companion – Peter Overend Watts – left the building. Devastated.” Watts helped start the Buddies with Mick Ralphs, a group that became Mott the Hoople after periods where it was known …

by VVN Music Pete Overend Watts, the original bassist of Mott the Hoople, died of throat cancer at the age of 69. Singer Ian Hunter confirmed the news, which had been rumored for much of the day, posting “Oh my God. My adorable and eccentric companion – Peter Overend Watts – has left the building. …