Birth Name: Ian Hunter Patterson
Birth Place: Shropshire, England
Years Active: 1958–present
Genres: Rock, Hard Rock, Glam Rock
Ian Hunter, (born Ian Hunter Patterson, June 3, 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. Hunter was in the band The Apex Group alongside Frank Short, Colin York and Colin Broom. He left the band in 1958, just before they recorded their first single “Yorkshire Relish, Caravan” for John Lever Records. Hunter rejoined the band in 1962 which had steady regional work at clubs and military bases, but Hunter bri...
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