Overend Watts

“Oh dear.

My extremely eccentric, lovely mate – Peter Overend Watts – has left the building.

Devastated.”

– Ian Hunter

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Bill Price

“Bill Price R.I.P. – One of the greatest engineers EVER. Saved me a few times. Condolences to his family.”

– Ian Hunter

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Speakeasy with Ian Hunter & Joe Elliott Streaming Now!

Streaming this week (11-20 Jan 2017) –> Speakeasy Season 2, Episode 5:

Famed singer & songwriter Ian Hunter of Mott The Hoople sits down with with long-time friend Joe Elliott, lead singer & frontman of the legendary rock band Def Leppard.

The two chat about the power of music, the resurgence of vinyl/box sets, and their respective relationships with David Bowie.

Mark your calendars! You won’t want to miss this FREE streaming episode from Jan 11-20, right on the website: http://speakeasytalks.com

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Best Rock Songs 2016: “That’s When The Trouble Starts”

From www.rockman.no:

“We are pleased to congratulate and inform that Ian Hunter song “That’s When The Trouble Starts” is nominated for Best Rock Songs 2016.

The nomination is made by our music editorial and in cooperation with our readers. The voting has started and the deadline for voting is 22 January 2017 at 23:50 (UTC+1). Click here to see the nominations and online voting.

Rockman is the leading Norwegian digital online music magazine and collaborating with one of the largest online newspapers Nettavisen. We also cooperate with the biggest rock festivals in Norway like Tons Of Rock, Norway Rock Festival, Notodden Blues Festival and Inferno Metal Festival who also support this vote. In connection with this voting we also have a competition where everyone who gives their vote is automatically included in the draw for great prizes like festival pass, signed vinyl album, merch, etc.”

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Interview: Songwriters Universe

Songwriters Universe has published a special interview With Ian Hunter, legendary rock singer/songwriter and former leader of Mott the Hoople.

www.songwriteruniverse.com/ian-hunter-interview-2017.htm

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Ian Hunter Tour Merchandise

2016 Ian Hunter tour merchandise is now available for purchase directly from this website via PayPal. All stock is extremely limited! Visit the tour merchandise page to order.
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BBC Radio 2 interview with Ian Hunter airs 11 Dec 2016

Ian Hunter will be interviewed by Johnny Walker on the BBC Radio 2 “Sounds of the Seventies” radio show on Sunday, 11 Dec 2016 between 3pm and 5pm. (www.bbc.co.uk/radio2).

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Watch Speakeasy online in January

For a limited time, Speakeasy will be making each episode of Season 2 available to watch on their website (http://speakeasytalks.com). Here is the episode streaming schedule:

1. Frankie Valli & Paul Shaffer Dec. 1-10
2. David Crosby & Wynton Marsalis Dec. 11-20
3. Cyndi Lauper & Billy Porter Dec. 21-30
4. Graham Nash & Rita Coolidge Dec. 31 – Jan. 10
5. Ian Hunter & Joe Elliott Jan. 11-20
6. Robbie Robertson & Warren Zanes Jan. 21-30

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Ian Hunter – Stranded In Reality Unboxing Video

Watch Ian Hunter discussing his new boxset Stranded In Reality. In the video Ian discusses how the boxset came together, talks about the origins of some of the previously unreleased content and more.

Lavishly presented in an LP-size deluxe box with custom Escher-style cover, the Stranded In Reality boxset is available now at www.propermusic.com.

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Vote for ‘Dandy’ as Coolest Song In the World!

We’re delighted that Ian Hunter’s song Dandy has been nominated for Coolest Song of the Year in Little Steven’s Underground Garage 10th Annual Listener’s Poll where Steven asks the fans to get involved and vote for their “Coolest Song of the Year”. “Dandy” by Ian Hunter has been nominated since it was chosen to be The Coolest Song In The World for the week of September 5, 2016 (show 753). You can listen to the show here.

Fans may vote for their favorite “Coolest Song” once every 24 hours. Click here to vote now!

In addition to the voting, fans can also enter the The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana contest. First place prize will receive: round-trip airfare for 2 and a 4-night, all-inclusive stay at the Hard Rock Hotel in Punta Cana!

The “Coolest Song of 2016” winner will be announced on January 2nd, during Kid Leo’s “Coolest Songs of 2016 Revisited Annual Year End Review” show on Sirius XM-21 where Kid Leo will play all 50 “Coolest Songs” of 2016.

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