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Mott the Hoople Causes Hoopla

Bud Scoppa, Circus, July 1970

LISTENING TO A "sounds from England" segment on a local FM station several months ago, there was, surprisingly, what sounded like an outtake from the four-year-old Blonde on
Blonde
. The song was 'Laugh at Me', a Sonny Bono original of the same period. Dylan singing Sonny and Cher? Not very likely. At its conclusion, the disc jockey said simply, "That was Mott the Hoople." Now, the group has released their American (Atlantic) album.

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