T. Rex

Formed 1967. Disbanded 16 September 1977
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T. Rex Biography (Wikipedia)

T. Rex were an English rock band, formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. The band was initially called Tyrannosaurus Rex, and released four psychedelic folk albums under this name. In 1969, Bolan began to shift from the band's early acoustic sound to an electric one. The following year, he shortened their name to T. Rex. The 1970 release of the single "Ride a White Swan" marked the culmination of this development, and the group soon became a commercial success as part of the emerging glam rock scene.

From 1970 until 1973, T. Rex encountered a popularity in the UK comparable to that of the Beatles, with a run of eleven singles in the UK top ten. One of the most prominent acts in British popular culture, they scored four UK number one hits, "Hot Love", "Get It On", "Telegram Sam" and "Metal Guru". The band's 1971 album Electric Warrior received critical acclaim as a pioneering glam rock album. It reached number 1 in the UK. The 1972 follow-up, The Slider, entered the top 20 in the US. Following the release of "20th Century Boy" in 1973, which reached number three in the UK, T. Rex began to experience less commercial success but continued recording one album per year.

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Hot Love
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Get It On
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Get It On
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Children of the Revolution
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Children of the Revolution
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Jeepster
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Jeepster
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I Love to Boogie
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I Love to Boogie
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Mad Donna
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Mad Donna
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Ride a White Swan
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Ride a White Swan
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Solid Gold Easy Action
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Solid Gold Easy Action
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20th Century Boy
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20th Century Boy
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Debora
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Debora
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Metal Guru
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Metal Guru
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Cosmic Dancer
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Cosmic Dancer
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Telegram Sam
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Telegram Sam
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Laser Love
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Laser Love
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