How ‘All The Young Dudes’ Saved Mott The Hoople

(Credit: Columbia Records) It is 1972, Great Britain has just joined the European Union, the Watergate scandal is making headlines and Mott The Hoople is on the verge of disbandment. After forming three years earlier in 1969, the group hadn’t accomplished much. Although they gained a reputation for being an amazing live band, the band failed to make much of …

Why David Bowie gave Mott The Hoople ‘All the Young Dudes’

David Bowie was such a masterful artist that he could write songs that others could only dream of and give them without thinking. There has never been a struggle for creativity or an inability to write a killer tune, especially in 1972. Everything he touched in that era turned to gold, and he was shooting all of them. cylinders, the …

Mott the Hoople keyboardist Mick Bolton is said to have died

Mick Bolton, the keyboardist best known for playing with Mott the Hoople and Dexys Midnight Runners, is said to have died. Morgan Fisher, who played keyboards with Mott the Hoople alongside Bolton on stage in 1973, announced the news Friday on Facebook. “RIP Mick Bolton,” he wrote, calling the musician an “organ buddy” in the band. He continued, “Sorry, I …