500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Mott the Hoople, 'Mott'
370/500

370. Mott the Hoople, 'Mott'

Columbia, 1973

David Bowie's "All The Young Dudes" had revived Mott's career, but Ian Hunter "wanted people to know that David didn't create this band." Producing themselves, they weathered skepticism and studio fistfights to record this examination of rock as "a loser's game." Mott became their greatest success.

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