Thursday, October 22, 2009

I've been wanting to do this for years . . .

by Dick Mac

I saw Mott The Hoople perform in 1973 or '74 in Boston. I think it was at the Orpheum Theater (which might have been called the Aquarius at the time), or at the Boston Music Hall (now, The Wang Center). At that show, Ariel Bender had already replaced Mickey Ralphs, and Mick Ronson did not appear.

Now, thirty-odd years later, Mott reformed for some shows in London.

Here's a bootleg video of them performing one the greatest Glam anthems of all time:

And, for your viewing pleasure, here is a video of them performing it in the early seventies:

I've been wanting to do this for years!

Thanks to Celia for bringing this to my attention.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

All the old dudes, perhaps. Cool - hope they play NY.=