After Bolan's death on 16 September 1977, the passing decades have brought new admiration of a unique and quintessential pop star.
On Friday The 13th, uDiscover presents a playlist of the 13 unluckiest singles of all time in UK chart history, whose chart supremacy was thwarted.
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.
The original was on the 1970s glam-rock pacesetters' 1971 UK No. 1 album Electric Warrior.
This was the festival that began life as the Richmond Jazz Festival in 1960, morphed into the Jazz and Blues Festival in 1963 and had in 1964 played host to The Rolling...
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.
Ramones made their triumphant London debut in front of 2,000 fans at The Roundhouse on 4 July 1976, blitzkrieging the UK capitol with NYC punk attitude.
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.
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.
As Bolanmania spread across the UK, the first two Tyrannosaurus Rex albums hit No. 1 together.