Mott The Hoople ’74, which brought together Ian Hunter with his with former group mates Ariel bender and Morgan fisher, were on the road to celebrate the band’s 45th anniversary tour in 1974, which is also the first time these three have toured the United States since then. The tour ended Wednesday (4/10) at the Beacon Theater in New York with Jakob Dylan’s band Wallflowers open at night. They have performed many favorites, including British hits “The Golden Age of Rock ‘N’ Roll”, “Honaloochie Boogie” and “Roll Away the Stone”, as well as their cover of “Sweet Jane” by The Velvet Underground (which ‘they released as a single in 1972). The main set ended with a mix of covers of rock n ‘roll classics, but they kept their most famous songs for the encore: “All the Way to Memphis” and “All the Young Dudes” written by David Bowie to which Jakob Dylan joined them. to. Hunter was in great shape but Bender may have stolen the show.
Photos from the night are in the gallery above and the Beacon setlist and some videos are below.
SETLIST: Mott the Hoople ’74 @ Beacon Theater 04/10/2019
American Pie / The Golden Age of Rock’n’roll
Rest in peace
I would like to be your mother
Pearl ‘n’ Roy (England)
Sweet Jane (The Velvet Underground)
Walk with a mountain
Roll the stone
Medley: Jerkin Crocus / You Really Got Me / One of the boys / Rock and Roll Queen / Crash Street Kidds / Death May Be Your Santa Claus / Whole Lotta Shakin ‘Goin’ On / Mean Woman Blues / Johnny B. Goode / Violence / Roches of Cleveland> New York Rocks
All the Young Dudes (with Jakob Dylan and Jesse Hunter)