Mott the Hoople

Cool One: Mott the Hoople
Cool One: Mott the Hoople
Mott the who? That's the question I usually hear whenever this band's name comes up but believe it or not they were fairly popular glam rockers in the early to mid-'70s and even attracted David Bowie's attention enough that he wrote their biggest hit, "All the Young Dudes," which has always had a Bowie-esque sound to it, at least to me...
Cool One: Glenn Frey
Cool One: Glenn Frey
Unfortunately this year has not started off well for our aging classic rock artists. So far we've lost David Bowie; Gary Loizzo from The American Breed ("Bend Me, Shape Me"); Dale Griffen, drummer for Mott the Hoople; and Glenn Frey, most famously as a founding member of the Eagles as well as a notable solo career...