Honaloochie Boogie

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"Honaloochie Boogie"
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Single by Mott the Hoople
from the album Mott
B-side "Rose"
Released 25 May 1973
Format 7" single
Recorded 1973
Genre Glam rock, pop
Length 2:43
Label Columbia Records
Songwriter(s) Ian Hunter
Producer(s) Mott the Hoople
Mott the Hoople singles chronology
"Sweet Jane"
(1972)
"Honaloochie Boogie"
(1973)
"All the Way from Memphis"
(1973)
"Sweet Jane"
(1972)
"Honaloochie Boogie"
(1973)
"All the Way from Memphis"
(1973)

"Honaloochie Boogie" is a single released by Mott the Hoople. It was the follow-up to their breakthrough single "All The Young Dudes". It reached a peak position in the UK Singles Chart of number 12 in July 1973.[1] Written and sung by vocalist Ian Hunter, apart from the group's regular line-up, it also featured Andy Mackay of Roxy Music on tenor saxophone, Bill Price on moog, and Paul Buckmaster on cello.

A cover version was released as a promo single in France by Babylon Zoo in 1999 and was included on their album King Kong Groover.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 381. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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