After Bolan's death on September 16, 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
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.
'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.’
Glam rock added a splash of colour and sparked a different kind of cultural evolution - thrilling music, the spectacle of identity, dressed up in spectacular costume, and a frisson of provocative...
'Photograph' was co-written by Starr with George Harrison, as their close post-Beatles working relationship continued.
The original was on the 1970s glam-rock pacesetters' 1971 UK No. 1 album Electric Warrior.
From powerhouse belters to multi-octave vocalists with mind-boggling versatility, the best male rock singers have left their mark on music history.
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 best David Bowie collaborations find the legendary artist mixing his unique vision with other like-minded musicians. Here are 12 essential examples.
Trailblazing UK music weekly paper NME, aka New Musical Express, is to cease print publication due to costs and market forces
Metal Guru — The Life And Music Of Marc Bolan, by Paul Roland, will be published on 4 September 2017 and reassesses the star's life and work of Marc Bolan