Watch “the replacements-live in houston 1983 disc 2” on YouTube

Part 2 of one of the most infamous shows by a band that had quite a few infamous shows.


Ian Hunter : still great. Never wasnt great. 


,I still loved their records.. I

I decided to stream the freeway Ian Hunter tonight. I was a huge livery,his vpice was absentMott fsan’. They kind of imploded. But other bands came together and Ian went solo. 

Sure, I liked the 1st Bad Company record. But, I didn’t love it. Ian’s unique d

Lead singer of Mott the Hoople,solid solo career. He’s still doing it. This recorgreatd album is good classic English Rock Roll. He’s  still writng good songs. You’ll find good stuff on all his records. 

That’s the one cool thing about streaming services.  You can stream an entire catalogue …listen to the stuff he’s been putting out now in the golden years,or reexamine the hit years.  I think the new stuff holds up . He’s sings in a very melodic gravelly tone. There’s

 with that great gravel ,ala Rod Stewart, Bob Dylan voice that hasn’t changed over the years, maybe it’s more emotional, mature. He still had those 4 chord  rockers, I don’t always like them. But, they would work in the 70s.

His slow stuff is often fantastic, effective, sad, simple. 

It’s old school rock. Nothing fancy. No one is a virtuoso. The job gets done. 

He should write something for the Stones.They

I know guys in Texas,Scotland, that would love it. He had very loyal fans over in England.The real fans.