Ian Hunter (of Mott the Hoople)

Ian Hunter (of Mott the Hoople)

Ian Hunter's musical pedigree should require no explanation, but, for the uninitiated, the primer is as follows.

Born in Oswestry, Shropshire and fuelled musically by the likes of Little Richard and Jerry Lee Lewis, Ian Hunter Patterson played in various bands throughout the sixties, including The New Yardbirds and, as a bass player, backed Billy Fury,Freddie Fingers Lee, The Young Idea and David McWilliams. He also worked as a journalist and staff songwriter for Francis Day and Hunter before joining Herefordshire band, Silence, in 1969. ... more