Mott The Hoople ‎– The Hoople

Columbia ‎– PC 32871
Vinyl, LP, Album, Promo, Pitman Pressing

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 The Golden Age Of Rock 'N' Roll
Handclaps – Tippin's Toilet TrioPiano – Morgan FisherVoice [Alan Freed] – Dan Loggins
A2 Marionette
Cello – Mike Hurwitz
A3 Alice
Backing Vocals [Fairy Dust] – Lynsey De PaulOrgan, Synthesizer [Synthi] – Morgan*
A4 Crash Street Kidds
Synthesizer [Synthi] – Morgan*
B1 Born Late '58
Lead Vocals, Twelve-String Guitar [Rickenbacker], Rhythm Guitar – Overend*
B2 Trudi's Song
Backing Vocals [Echo Vamper], Acoustic Guitar – Ian*Piano ["Leslie" Piano] – Morgan*
B3 Pearl 'N' Roy (England)
Chorus [Picket Line Chorus] – Ian*, Mick Ralphs, Overend*Voice ["Cosh And Helmet" Saloon Bar Scene] – Blue Weaver, Mott*, Stan*
B4 Through The Looking Glass
Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor [Orchestra], Tubular Bells – Graham Preskitt*
B5 Roll Away The Stone
Backing Vocals – ThunderthighsLead Guitar – Michael Geoffrey Ralpsh*Synthesizer [Synthi] – Morgan*Voice [Chat Sequence] – Ian*, Lynsey De Paul

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Radio promo with timing strip sticker "Columbia Records Radio Station Service. Not For Resale. PC 32871"

Issued with printed inner lyric sleeve.

Ariel Bender appears by courtesy of Island Records Ltd.

Recorded at Advision Studios, London W.1. January 1974.
Re-mixed and dubbed at AIR (London) Studios 2 and 3 February 1974.

Miscellaneous credits:
Equipment by Ritchie, Phil, and Eddie.
Model: Kari-Ann.

© 1974 CBS, Inc. / ℗ 1974 CBS, Inc.
All songs © 1974/April Music Inc./H&H Music (ASCAP) except:
B5 © 1973/Ackee Music, Inc. (ASCAP)

Lynsey De Paul appeared courtesy of MAM Records and the Triumph Motor Co. Ltd.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A matrix, label): AL 32871
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B matrix, label): BL 32871
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched, Variant 1): P AL-32871-1B 1 T X
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched, Variant 1): BL-32871-1A
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 38) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
S 69062, 69062 Mott The Hoople The Hoople(LP, Album) CBS, CBS S 69062, 69062 UK 1974 Sell This Version
467833 2 Mott The Hoople The Hoople(CD, Album) Columbia 467833 2 UK Unknown Sell This Version
PCQ 32871 Mott The Hoople The Hoople(LP, Album, Quad) Columbia, CBS PCQ 32871 US 1974 Sell This Version
40-69062 Mott The Hoople The Hoople(Cass, Album) CBS 40-69062 UK 1974 Sell This Version
467969 2 Mott The Hoople The Hoople(CD, Album, RE) Columbia 467969 2 UK Unknown Sell This Version