“It's a real mean team”
Mott The Hoople released their David Bowie produced album All The Young Dudes this week in 1972. (September 8, UK)
The very next day the Bowie-penned title track peaked at #3 on the UK singles chart giving the band their first and biggest hit.
Indeed, at the time it was the highest charting Bowie composition thus far, though that changed a few months later with the success of The Jean Genie which reached #2 in January 1973.
The album sleeve was designed by Mick Rock with colour tinting by George Underwood.
Aside from production duties, Bowie played saxophones and