The octogenarian English rock frontman has been an inspiration for decades, not just for his songwriting but for the fact that he can still look the part as well as sing it.
The early Island albums by Mott The Hoople, before their departure to CBS, are less celebrated, so today we're reDiscovering their 1969, self-titled debut.
Mott The Hoople's bass player, Pete Overend Watts, passed away on 22 January, 2017. He was 69 years old.
Dale Griffin, fondly remembered by 1970s rock fans as a founder member of Mott The Hoople, died last night (17 January) at the age of 67.