‘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.
Gary Moore began his third spell as a member of Thin Lizzy, as they went on a Parisian adventure with producer Tony Visconti.
Motown’s secret weapon, Marc Bolan’s widow, and a Northern soul icon, you’ve heard Gloria Jones, even if you’ve never heard of her…
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.
Surprisingly, the LP with that distinction is not 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' or any of Elton's later classics.
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.
The best David Bowie collaborations find the legendary artist mixing his unique vision with other like-minded musicians. Here are 12 essential examples.
The highly distinctive Flying V guitar was trademarked by Gibson on 6 January 1958.
T.Rex’s 'Electric Warrior' debuted at No. 2 on the UK chart of 9 October 1971 and a new fan phenomenon was confirmed.
‘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.
The stirring ballad became the group's second Motown, and third overall, R&B No. 1.
A look into the many versions of the song written and first recorded by Bobby Freeman.