RELEASE
March 30, 2009
LABEL
Sony BMG
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Glam Rock, Album Rock, Rock & Roll

Album Review

Sony Germany's Original Album Classics box sets are an inventory clearance method to move classic albums as well as lesser ones off the shelves by packaging them together in a slipcase. Great Britain's Mott the Hoople existed between 1969 and 1976, and recorded for two labels: their earliest recordings were with Atlantic between 1969 and 1971, and their best known were cut between 1972 and 1974 for Columbia, while there were two additional later dates -- both of them included here -- for the latter imprint. Mott's great trilogy of albums -- All the Young Dudes (their commercial breakthrough), Mott, and The Hoople -- are here, and these three recordings alone are worth the price of the box. While only the first two of these feature guitar genius Mick Ralphs -- who would, with Paul Rodgers, later blast Bad Company into rock & roll glory (BC's big hit "Ready for Love" was originally recorded on All the Young Dudes) -- all three heavily showcased the brilliant songwriting and emerging super glam god status of frontman Ian Hunter at center stage. Hunter departed after The Hoople, leaving Morgan Fisher in charge of the band, and that's the lineup represented by the two latter albums in this box.
Thom Jurek, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Sweet Janehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  2. Momma's Little Jewelhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  3. All the Young Dudeshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  4. Suckerhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  5. Jerkin' Crocushttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  6. One of the Boyshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  7. Soft Groundhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  8. Ready for Love/After Lightshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  9. Sea Diverhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  10. One of the Boys [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  11. Black Scorpio [*][Demo Version]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  12. Ride on the Sun [*][Demo Version]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  13. One of the Boys [UK Single Version][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  14. All the Young Dudes [David Bowie/Ian Hunter Vocal][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  15. Sucker [Edit][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  16. Sweet Jane [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  17. All the Way from Memphishttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  18. Whizz Kidhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  19. Hymn for the Dudeshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  20. Honaloochie Boogiehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  21. Violencehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  22. Drivin' Sisterhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  23. Ballad of Mott the Hoople [Live]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  24. I'm a Cadillac/El Camino Dolo Rosohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  25. I Wish I Was Your Motherhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  26. Rose [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  27. Honaloochie Boogie [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  28. Nightmare [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  29. Drivin' Sister [Live][*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  30. The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Rollhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  31. Marionettehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  32. Alicehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  33. Crash Street Kiddshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  34. Born Late '58http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  35. Trudi's Songhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  36. Pearl 'n' Roy (England)http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  37. Through the Looking Glasshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  38. Roll Away the Stonehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  39. Where Do You All Come From [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  40. Rest in Peace [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  41. Foxy Foxy [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  42. (Do You Remember) Saturday Gigs [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  43. The Saturday Kids [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  44. Lounge Lizard [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  45. American Pie/The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll [*]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  46. By Tonighthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  47. Monte Carlohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  48. She Does Ithttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  49. I'll Tell You Somethinghttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  50. Stiff Upper Liphttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  51. Love Nowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  52. Apologieshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  53. The Great White Wailhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  54. Here We Arehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  55. It Takes One to Know Onehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  56. I Can Show You How It Ishttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  57. Shouting and Pointinghttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  58. Collision Coursehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  59. Stormhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  60. Career (No Such Thing as Rock 'n' Roll)http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  61. Hold on, You're Crazyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  62. See You Againhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  63. Too Short Arms (I Don't Care)http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  64. Broadside Outcastshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  65. Good Timeshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
  66. Too Short Arms (I Don't Care) [Eddie Kramer/Electric Lady Mix]http://itunes.apple.com/album/original-album-classics-mott/id400072888?uo=5
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