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DEF LEPPARD's JOE ELLIOTT On Mott The Hoople's All The Young Dudes

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Def Leppard singer Joe Elliott has been interviewed about Glam Rock and mentioned his all time favourite song.

He was speaking to Rolling Stone magazine about his Top 5 Glam Rock songs.

Joe picked (obviously) Mott The Hoople, T. Rex, David Bowie, Wizzard and someone else...

His favourite band featuring Ian Hunter recently announced new shows set to take place this June/July in England, Spain and Sweden.

Joe had performed at what was thought to be their last ever show at The O2 in London in November 2013. Singing (of course) during 'All the Young Dudes'. View the performance again in HD.

Read some quotes below and view the full interview at the Rolling Stone website.

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Rolling Stone - Joe Elliott Interview Quotes

Mott The Hoople - All the Young Dudes

"It's the anthem of our generation. I first heard it when I was 12. It was the definitive moment for a bunch of scruffy teenage kids in Sheffield and all over the U.K. – maybe more in the U.K. than in America. I had been a fan of the band since their early days when they were making hard rock, and I was totally up with Ian Hunter's persona, his voice; everything about him resonated with me."

"It wasn't until a lot later that I realized he wasn't what you would call a "classic singer," but the way he delivers the song is way more important; Bob Dylan showed everybody that years before. So when "All the Young Dudes" became a hit, I was able to go to the playground and do my "I told you so" dance all over the place. It was just a good feeling."

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