After Bolan's death on September 16, 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
The scorching rendition of the glam-rock anthem features Bono on vocals and Elton on piano.
Soft Cell put synthesizers into northern soul on September 5, 1981, when they took ‘Tainted Love’ to the top of the UK charts.
T. Rex followed up their seminal ‘Electric Warrior’ with ‘The Slider’, another glam rock classic that’s every bit as great as its predecessor.
Tony Visconti tells the story of the time he and Marc Bolan arrived in Los Angeles and created a pop classic.
‘The Groover’ made its British chart entry on 16 June 1973, on the way to becoming their final UK top ten 45.
The varied history and many interpretations of one of the most enduring John-Taupin compositions.
‘Metal Guru’ is classic T.Rex, a sound that was made by Marc Bolan's voice and guitar but also by Tony Visconti's superb arranging and production skills.
As Bolanmania spread across the UK, the first two Tyrannosaurus Rex albums hit No. 1 together.
The London glam rock band was founded and led by singer and songwriter Marc Bolan, proving hugely influential on decades of bands that followed.
Gary Moore began his third spell as a member of Thin Lizzy, as they went on a Parisian adventure with producer Tony Visconti.
The 1971 chart-topper was the latest product of the T. Rex team that helped create Bolanmania.
The final LP released by Tyrannosaurus Rex before they transmuted into T. Rex came out on 13 March 1970.
Marc Bolan sang about the character, and Golden Nose Slim and Jungle Faced Jake, in the glamrock classic ‘Telegram Sam.’
On 16 January 1971, it was farewell Tyrannosaurus Rex, long live T. Rex the band and T. Rex the LP.