Marc Bolan
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1947-09-30
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Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan Biography (Wikipedia)

Marc Bolan ( BOH-lən; born Mark Feld; 30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, and poet. He was best known as the lead singer of the glam rock band T. Rex. Bolan was one of the pioneers of the glam rock movement of the 1970s. He died at the age of 29 in a car crash two weeks before his 30th birthday. In 1997, a memorial stone and bust of Bolan, Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine, was unveiled at the site where he died in Barnes, London.

Bolan’s appearance on the BBC's music show Top of the Pops in March 1971, wearing glitter and satins, is often cited as the beginning of the glam rock movement. Music critic Ken Barnes called Bolan "the man who started it all". T. Rex’s 1971 album Electric Warrior, with all songs written by Bolan, including the UK chart topper “Get It On”, has been described by AllMusic as “the album that essentially kick-started the UK glam rock craze.” Producer Tony Visconti, who would also work with the other major glam rock pioneer David Bowie, stated, “What I saw in Marc Bolan had nothing to do with strings, or very high standards of artistry; what I saw in him was raw talent. I saw genius. I saw a potential rock star in Marc – right from the minute, the hour I met him.”

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New York City
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20th Century Boy (Record Store Day 2019 Master Version)
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20th Century Boy (Record Store Day 2019 Master Version)
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O Come All Ye Faithful (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
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O Come All Ye Faithful (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
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Good King Wenceslas (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
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Good King Wenceslas (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
Ivor Cutler
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 8 Dec 1970)
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You Scare Me To Death
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You Scare Me To Death
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All At Once
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All At Once
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The Third Degree
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The Third Degree
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Beyond the Rising Sun
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Beyond the Rising Sun
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I Love To Boogie
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I Love To Boogie
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Ride A White Swan
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Ride A White Swan
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Ride A White Swan
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Ride A White Swan
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You Scare Me To Death
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You Scare Me To Death
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Life's A Gas
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Life's A Gas
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Teenage Dream
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Teenage Dream
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Hippy Gumbo
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Hippy Gumbo
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The Wizard
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The Wizard
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Cosmic Dancer
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Cosmic Dancer
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Bob Harris Bolan Jingle
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Bob Harris Bolan Jingle
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The Perfumed Garden Of Gulliver Smith
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The Perfumed Garden Of Gulliver Smith
T. Rex
Born to Boogie
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Born to Boogie
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Pictures of Purple People
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Pictures of Purple People
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Jeepster
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The Groover (Solo Acoustic)
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The Groover (Solo Acoustic)
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Metal Guru
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Metal Guru
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 1970
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1970-09-19T19:31:39
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1970

Glastonbury: 1970

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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