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Overend Watts: The Man Who Hated Walking

Overend Watts: From 1969 to 1979 recorded and toured extensively with Mott the Hoople, Mott, and British Lions before shunning the limelight and turning his hand to record producing, gentlemen’s hairdressing (briefly!), and dealing in antiques. At this point, however, … Continue reading

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Overend Watts: DJ Khalid

OVEREND WATTS, founder member of MOTT THE HOOPLE and writer of classic MTH song ‘Born Late 58′ has co written the track ‘Hip Pop’ with Grammy Award-nominated multi platinum artist, producer, personality and businessman DJ KHALED. The track ‘Hip Pop’ … Continue reading

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British Lions: Live at the Old Waldorf

A new British Lions CD has been issued by Angel Air in the UK, this time capturing the band’s live set at the Old Waldorf in San Fancisco in 1978. The three bonus tracks are studio demos of three British … Continue reading

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Overend Watts: The Man Who Hated Walking

The Winter 2006 issue of Two Miles From Heaven contains part two of Overend’s account of his trek along the 630-mile Southwest Coast Path in 2003. Recounted with both humor and brutal self-assessment, this excerpt of his journal covers the … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople Family Anthology

Overend Watts has recorded a solo track called ‘She’s Real Gone’, which appears on the Angel Air 2xCD release Family Anthology. The albums also includes several unreleased Mott The Hoople demos, new tracks by Dale Griffin and Verden Allen, a … Continue reading

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Overland With Overend

The September 2004 issue of Two Miles From Heaven contains an article called Overland With Overend, in which Overend Watts recounts his experience tackling the Southwest Coast Path, a 630-mile hike along the coast from Minehead to Poole. In it … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople Friends and Relatives

Overend Watts contributed a previously-unreleased solo track called ‘Carribean Hate Song’ to a two-CD compilation album called Friends and Relatives, which was issued by Eagle Records in 1999. The rest of the album is comprised of tracks culled from various … Continue reading

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