Long before they became T. Rex, the group called Tyrannosaurus Rex released their expansively-titled debut album, ‘My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair…But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars...
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.
Nine Inch Nails, T. Rex and Whitney Houston are among this year’s inductees.
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.’
By the early 1970s, Humble Pie were undeniably bigger in the US than the UK, but they nudged back into the British charts with the notable live double album 'Performance – Rockin’...
Freeman had his own hit with the song at 18 and saw it covered by everyone from the Beach Boys to John Lennon.
Inspired by The Band’s pioneering Americana, Elton John’s ‘Tumbleweed Connection’ was cinematic in its scope, and a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
On 16 January 1971, it was farewell Tyrannosaurus Rex, long live T. Rex the band and T. Rex the LP.