Ian Hunter Biography

Ian Hunter Patterson, (born 3 June 1939), is an English singer-songwriter who is best known as the lead singer of the English rock band Mott the Hoople from its inception in 1969 to its dissolution in 1974, and at the time of its 2009 reunion. Hunter was a musician and songwriter before joining Mott The Hoople, and continued in this vein after he left the band. He embarked on a solo career despite ill health and disillusionment with commercial success, and often worked in collaboration with Mick Ronson, David Bowie's sideman and arranger from the Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars period.

Mott The Hoople achieved a certain level of commercial success, and attracted a small but devoted fan base. As a solo artist, Hunter charted with lesser-known but more wide-ranging works outside of the rock mainstream. His best-known solo records are "Once Bitten, Twice Shy", later covered by Great White, and "Cleveland Rocks," a cover version of which became the theme song for the American TV series The Drew Carey Show.

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All The Way From Memphis Play Video

All The Way From Memphis

Watch the official All The Way From Memphis video by Ian Hunter/Brian May/Joe Elliott in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Lights Out (Mobin Master Radio Edit) Play Video

Lights Out (Mobin Master Radio Edit)

Watch the official Lights Out (Mobin Master Radio Edit) video by Mobin Master & Ian Carey in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Not On Your Side Play Video

Not On Your Side

Watch the official Not On Your Side video by Ian Whitty & The Exchange in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Crying Play Video

Crying

Watch the official Crying video by Hunter Valentine in HD on WWW.MUZU.TV and check out the latest new music releases and playlists for free.

Las Estrellas Play Video

Las Estrellas

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