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45 Years Ago: Mott the Hoople Concert Prompts Royal Albert Hall’s Rock Ban

On July 8, 1971, Mott the Hoople took the stage for the first of a two-night stand at London's Royal Albert Hall. They were never invited back for the second.

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Chris Walter, Getty Images

Mott the Hoople Drummer Dale Griffin Dies at 67

Dale "Buffin" Griffin of Mott the Hoople has died after a battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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40 Years Ago: Ian Hunter Snatches Mick Ronson From Mott the Hoople for Solo Debut

By the time Ian Hunter left Mott the Hoople, the musical landscape was in a state of flux.

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Ian Tyas, Getty Images
Ian Tyas, Getty Images

45 Years Ago: Mott the Hoople Release Self-Titled Debut

Mott the Hoople combined the Rolling Stones and Dylan on their first album, which was released in November 1969.

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Photo credit: Maryanne Bilham-Knight
Photo credit: Maryanne Bilham-Knight

Joe Elliott Celebrates the ‘Criminally Ignored’ Mott The Hoople With New Down ‘n’ Outz Record

Joe Elliott and Down ‘n’ Outz are back with another album in tribute to Mott the Hoople, even as Def Leppard begin work on a their own new studio effort.

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40 Years Ago: Mott the Hoople Release ‘The Hoople’

Mott the Hoople's last album under their original name was released on March 29, 1974.

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Mott the Hoople’s Mick Ralphs Remembers How David Bowie ‘Saved Our Bacon’

Scoring a big hit is a life-changing event for any artist, but for Mott the Hoople, their career-defining cover of David Bowie's 'All the Young Dudes' came at a particularly crucial moment.

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Columbia

Revisiting Mott the Hoople’s Career-Defining ‘Mott’ Album

Mott the Hoople officially entered the second and greatest chapter of their career in July 1973, when they released their sixth album. The LP's title, a simple Mott, said it all: The band that had been kicking around since 1969 as an often heavy-handed British bluesy rock group led by a singer with a serious Bob Dylan obsession was no more...

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Top 10 Mott the Hoople Songs

The story goes that after David Bowie -- finally a breakout star thanks to 'Hunky Dory' -- found out that Mott the Hoople -- a struggling boogie-blues band -- were about ready to break up, he offered to produce their next record...

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Former Mott the Hoople Guitarist and Singer Steve Hyams Dead

Guitarist and singer Steve Hyams, who briefly worked with British rockers Mott the Hoople, has passed away at the age of 62 after battling heart problems for years.

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