Ian Hunter

The Singles Collection 1975-83


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• Extensive round-up of all the singles, A’s and B’s, that the legend that is Ian Hunter, issued for CBS and Chrysalis.

• Originally known as the voice and face of Mott The Hoople, Hunter split in 1975 and started a creative and rewarding solo career.

• From 1975’s ‘Once Bitten Twice Shy’(a UK No.14 hit) right through until late 83’s ‘Somethin’s Goin’ On’, this 29 track release has all of Ian’s 45’s including many versions that were specially edited from LP length.

• The sadly missed Mick Ronson plays on a good few of the tracks and other contributions come from the likes of Queen, members of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band including Clarence Clemons, John Cale of Velvet Underground and The Clash’s Mick Jones.

• The song ‘Ships’ later gave (of all people) Barry Manilow a USA Top 10 hit whilst ‘Once Bitten Twice Shy’ was taken into the American Top 5 by Great White.

Tracklist

DISC ONE
1. ONCE BITTEN TWICE SHY
2. 3,000 MILES FROM HERE
3. WHO DO YOU LOVE
4. BOY
5. ALL AMERICAN ALIEN BOY
6. RAPE
7. YOU NEARLY DID ME IN
8. LETTER FROM BRITANNIA TO THE UNION JACK
9. JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
10. THE BALLAD OF LITTLE STAR
11. ENGLAND ROCKS
12. WILD N FREE
13. WHEN THE DAYLIGHT COMES
14. LIFE AFTER DEATH
15. SHIPS
16. WILD EAST

DISC TWO
1. CLEVELAND ROCKS
2. BASTARD
3. WE GOTTA GET OUT OF HERE
4. MEDLEY: ONCE BITTEN TWICE SHY / BASTARD / CLEVELAND ROCKS (LIVE)
5. SONS AND DAUGHTERS (LIVE)
6. ONE OF THE BOYS (LIVE)
7. LISA LIKES ROCK N ROLL
8. NOISES
9. ALL OF THE GOOD ONES ARE TAKEN
10. DEATH N GLORY BOYS
11. TRAITOR
12. SOMETHIN’S GOIN ON
13. ALL OF THE GOOD ONES ARE TAKEN (SLOW VERSION)