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Flashback: Ian Hunter and Mick Ronson “Once Bitten Twice Shy”

Mott the Hoople frontman teamed with Ziggy guitarist to produce this hard rock anthem

 

In the middle 1970s as the British glam rock movement began to fade, two of its greatest icons joined forces to produce a classic rock masterpiece that’s one of the most recognizable hits from the era.

 

Mott the Hoople singer and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars actually… Read More

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Marc Bolan/T-Rex Albums to be Remastered by Tony Visconti

Tanx and Zinc Alloy to be remastered by original producer and re-released in March

 

Two albums by the late, great glam rock icon Marc Bolan have been remastered by their original producer Tony Visconti and will be reissued this year as part of a new five-disc set, to be released by Demon Music in March.

 

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Best of 2013: Mott the Hoople Reunite in London

Ian Hunter shows he’s still got it at Mott the Hoople‘s 02 Arena Show

 

In the fall of 2013, UK audiences were gifted a chance to see one of rock’s great underrated bands back in action for the first time in more than a decade as Mott the Hoople regrouped for a handful of shows.

 

Formed in the late ’60s, Mott were a rowdy band of pub rockers whose career was on the… Read More

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Holiday Flashback: Ted Nugent and David Letterman do “The Christmas Song” in 1987

The Motor-City Madman drops in on Dave for a little Xmas cheer as they parody Bowie and Bing’s classic duet

 

In this parody of David Bowie and Bing Crosby’s classic duet on “The Little Drummer Boy,” neighbor Ted Nugent drops in on David Letterman for a bit of… Read More

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THE $2 Billion Guitar??

Check this cool article from The London Sun on Funk legend Nile Rodgers and his white 1959 Fender Stratocaster, courtesy of GSTV friend and brother Dave Lippey:

05/06/2013

by Ellie Ross

IT’S the £1.3billion guitar that continues to earn its owner a fortune.

Funk legend Nile Rodgers is the genius behind disco giants Chic but has also produced and played on some of the biggest-selling albums of all time by artists including Madonna, David Bowie, Duran Duran and Diana Ross.

And on each track he has played his… Read More

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Mott the Hoople Reunited

Mott the Hoople reunites for handful of UK gigs this month

 

By Alex Baker

 

Few bands embody the high highs and desperate lows of the rock and roll business like Mott the Hoople. Led by inimitable frontman Ian Hunter and guitarist Mick Ralphs, the band formed in 1969 and toiled for a number of years without much success.

 

Finally, after what Ralphs called “an… Read More

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