‘Solid Gold Easy Action’ became the second consecutive single by Bolan and the band to peak at No. 2 in the UK in less than three months.
Another of Chuck's set texts of rock 'n' roll was making its presence felt on 18 November 1957.
Mass-marketed music for the X Factor generation promoting attractive, clean-living male singers to teenagers looking for romance from their pop idols is not actually a new thing.
Industry stars have paid tribute to 1970s teen idol and Partridge Family star David Cassidy who has died of liver failure aged 67