Mott The Hoople Bassist Pete Overend Watts Dead At 69

Mott The Hoople bassist and founding member Pete Overend Watts died Sunday, January 22 at the age of 69 after a six-year battle with throat cancer. Mott frontman Ian Hunter posted a short note to Facebook below. Former Mott keyboardist Morgan Fisher also commented of the bassist's death, writing, "...
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Def Leppard's Joe Elliott Interviews Mott The Hoople's Ian Hunter

Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott interviewed his musical hero Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople on July 12 in New York and the special is now airing on PBS television show Speakeasy. A short video of the interview can be seen below and info on additional interviews can be found HERE. (Photo by USA Today)
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