1974 – Mott the Hoople breaks up on this day in rock history!
1974 – Former members from Free, (Paul Rodgers & Simon Kirke), Mott The Hoople, (Mick Ralphs), and King Crimson, (Boz Burrell), formed Bad Company. The band went on to score a US No.1 album with their debut release.
1973 – Several radio stations broadcast a live Mott the Hoople show to the nation. Later it turns out the concert was just the band’s studio cuts with applause dubbed in between. Shame!
1950 – Morgan Fisher is born. As well as playing keyboards for English acts like the Love Affair and Mott the Hoople, Fisher also produced albums by the Dead Kennedys, Wayne/Jayne County and Cherry Vanilla.
1947 – David Bowie (David Robert Jones) is born in London. He first records with the King Bees, Lower Third and the Mannish Boys in 1963 before going solo. His two No. 1 songs are “Fame” and “Let’s Dance.” David Bowie (IPA: Although he released an album and numerous singles earlier, David Bowie first caught […]