On January 16, 1971, it was farewell Tyrannosaurus Rex, long live T. Rex the band and T. Rex the LP.
Glam rock sparked a cultural evolution, with its thrilling music, spectacular costumes, and a dash of provocative sexual tension.
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 January 6, 1958.
‘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.
'Catch Bull At Four' became the only Cat Stevens album to top the American charts.
The autumn of 1970 brought the feeling of a relaunch for Tyrannosaurus Rex, with a new name, a new label and a new UK chart entry with ‘Ride A White Swan.’
T.Rex’s 'Electric Warrior' debuted at No.2 on the UK chart of October 9, 1971 and a new fan phenomenon was confirmed.
'Photograph' was co-written by Starr with George Harrison, as their close post-Beatles working relationship continued.
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.