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.
Since 1968, the Isle Of Wight Festival has gathered every iconic UK act and from the States, making it one of the most prolific festivals in music history.
T. Rex followed up their seminal ‘Electric Warrior’ with ‘The Slider’, another glam rock classic that’s every bit as great as its predecessor.
Held on the second weekend of August 1968, this is one of the least remembered of all the late 1960s outdoor events. It shouldn't be.
The histories of the most iconic recording studios – Sun, Motown, Abbey Road – have made them almost as famous as the musicians who have recorded there.
Tony Visconti tells the story of the time he and Marc Bolan arrived in Los Angeles and created a pop classic.
The program will air on HBO and HBO Max and will celebrate the 2020 inductees including Depeche Mode, The Doobie Brothers, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T-Rex, and more.
Many people mistake pop music as disposable. But from the blues to The Beatles, some of the most important artistic statements have been wrapped up in the world’s most popular songs.
The best Glastonbury performances have not only defined careers, they’ve made musical history. These 30 festival highlights reveal why.
‘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.