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Ian Hunter: Through the Glasses Darkly

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Creem, August 1975

THOSE SHADES! Oceans of mid-Atlantic green plastic bounded by translucent brown frames, black electrical tape wound in large balls around the tips to protect the ...

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Ian Hunter - Ian Hunter

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 22 March 1975

IAN? IAN? ...

Hunter Ronson at Hammersmith Odeon

Live Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 12 April 1975

SHUCKS. TO THINK it's well over a year now since I last saw Ian Hunter and the whole Hoople caboodle in this very same theatre ...

Ian Hunter: Ian Hunter

Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, May 1975

When it comes to making solo albums, it seems that some folks have it and others don't know the difference. ...

Ian Hunter: Not the Hoople

Interview by Barbara Charone, Rolling Stone, 8 May 1975

LONDON – "Fucking tremendous," Ian Hunter mumbled into Mick Ronson's right ear as his first solo album blasted out of the speakers. The former leader ...

Hunter-Ronson: The Ashes Of Mott Comes The Phoenix Rise

Report and Interview by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, June 1975

"SINCE YOU'VE BEEN such a quiet, well-behaved audience tonight, we'd like to send you off a nice, soothing lullaby..." ...

Hunter-Ronson: Till Death Us Do Part

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, 14 June 1975

Forget all the rumours, Hunter-Ronson are still happily married, as they tell Chris Charlesworth ...

Hunter-Ronson: Once Bitten, They're Twice Shy

Profile and Interview by Ron Ross, Circus Raves, July 1975

AFTER ALL those years in suburban Kent, last autumn Mick Ronson finally moved to a new house right off Hyde Park, the hub of Central ...

Ian Hunter: Ian Hunter (Columbia)

Review by Wayne Robins, Creem, July 1975

ON BRAIN CAPERS, the last great Mott album (containing songs like ‘Death May Be Your Santa Claus’ and ‘Sweet Angeline’), Ian Hunter was able to ...

Hunter and Ronson Tie The Knot

Report and Interview by Ron Ross, Circus, August 1975

IF NEW YORK and Los Angeles are the nerve centers of rock 'n' roll in America, Cleveland is its heartbeat. ...

Ian Hunter: Ian Hunter

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, September 1975

ON THE back page of Sounds dated 12/4/75 there's an ad for this album which includes a quote apparently taken from ZigZag, saying simply "a ...

Ian Hunter: There Are More Important Things In Life Than Hit Records

Interview by Harvey Kubernik, Melody Maker, 1 May 1976

LOS ANGELES: In the afternoon I arrived at his hotel, and for a while we drank red wine and watched I Love Lucy reruns on ...

Ian Hunter: All American Alien Boy

Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 15 May 1976

AMERICA HAS been good for Ian Hunter. The self portrait he paints on his second solo album All American Alien Boy retains his distinctly British ...

Ian Hunter: An American Alien Boy

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 15 May 1976

THERE EXISTS A subtle difference between a tax exile and an expatriate. ...

Ian Hunter

Interview by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 5 June 1976

THE SHADES remain. Just barely. Relics of some bygone era, those menacing dark glasses throw faint traces of the past around the present. Behind this ...

Ian Hunter: Reflections Of A Rock Star

Review by Lester Bangs, Phonograph Record, September 1976

Ian Hunter: Coping With Modern Day Rock Stardom ...

Britain's Tax Exiles; Keeping a Piece of the Rock

Report by Simon Frith, The Village Voice, 28 March 1977

It's difficult to feel sorry for an exile whose alternative to an impoverished Britain is unfettered hedonism in the south of France. ...

Ian Hunter: What A Hunter He Turned Out To Be

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 14 May 1977

ONE THING YOU GOTTA HAND to Ian Hunter: the old bastard knows how to make an entrance. ...

Ian Hunter: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 18 June 1977

Mutton dressed as lamb ...

Ian Hunter: Mecca Mayfair, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 18 June 1977

IAN HUNTER was back. ...

Be Bop Deluxe: Live! In The Air Age/Steve Harley: Face To Face/Ian Hunter: Overnight Angels

Review by Ira Robbins, Crawdaddy!, November 1977

Every British band knows it: only American success buys the Bentleys. Be Bop Deluxe, Steve Harley and Ian Hunter have all had their stateside ups ...

Ian Hunter

Interview by Larry Jaffee, Imagine, March 1979

"I LEARNED MORE in the last three years than I would in 20 with Mott The Hoople," said Ian Hunter recently while awaiting to join ...

Hunter-Ronson: Good News From Nowhere

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, 7 April 1979

Nowhere being the most expensive studio in New York, scene of the Hunter-Ronson comeback with a startling new album. HARRY DOHERTY investigated the Geminian partnership ...

Ian Hunter: You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic (Chrysalis)

Review by Simon Frith, Melody Maker, 7 April 1979

I GROANED when I saw what this record was called. Modish madness and the wrong joke anyway – shouldn't it be "You're Never Alone If ...

Ian Hunter: The Outsider

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, May 1979

FOR THIS naughty mammal, one of the definite chest-expanding events of recent weeks was the storming resurgence of Ian Hunter, with his first album for ...

Ian Hunter's Love-Hate Relationship With Rock'n'roll

Interview by Jon Young, Trouser Press, June 1979

IAN HUNTER'S been staying at his Manhattan hotel so long (two months) that the staff treat him like a member of the family. Between desperate ...

Ian Hunter: Welcome To The Club

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 5 April 1980

THIS IS a double live album and as such is prone to all the problems that such vinyl is heir. Problem (1): the cover is ...

Ian Hunter Remembers

Interview by Jon Young, Trouser Press, August 1980

As told to Jon Young ...

Ian Hunter Resurrected

Interview by Roy Trakin, Musician, October 1980

The '70s were dawning, and the golden age of rock 'n' roll was about to give way to terminally mellow singer/songwriters or lowest-common-denominator heavy metal ...

With its new $15m museum, Cleveland will rock

Report by Jim Sullivan, The Boston Globe, 17 April 1987

CLEVELAND — A city couldn't have a more enthusiastic rock 'n' roll anthem than Ian Hunter's 'Cleveland Rocks'. In the song, Hunter incessantly proclaims a ...

The Gentleman Of The Road

Review and Interview by Rob Chapman, MOJO, October 1996

Ian Hunter: Diary Of A Rock And Roll Star ...

Ian Hunter: Once Bitten, Twice Shy (Sony Legacy)

Review by Jeffrey Morgan, unpublished, July 2000

A LONG LONG TIME ago, I can still remember how the music used to make me smile. But then the '50s came along and wiped ...

An Interview with Ian Hunter

Interview by Larry Jaffee, On the Tracks, December 2003

LJ: IN YOUR BOOK Reflections of a Rock Star, it mentions your life-long ambition was to meet Dylan was set back again. You said you'd ...

Ian Hunter: When I'm President

Review by Jeff Slate,, 17 July 2013

WHILE MOST OF the Old Guard have slipped into the comfort of greatest hits packages and endless reissues, a few of them – Bob Dylan, ...

see also Mott The Hoople

see also Mick Ronson


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