Category: glamrock

December 7th 1972 T.Rex’s recorded perfo…

December 7th 1972
T.Rex’s recorded performance of Solid Gold Easy Action for the BBC’s Top Of The Pop’s is Transmitted on this date https://ift.tt/2PpKgnu

December 6th 1965 Marc is photographed by Tony…

December 6th 1965
Marc is photographed by Tony Prime from The Observer newspaper in Highgate Cemetery @rolanbolanmusic https://ift.tt/2Pp9qD1

December 2nd 1972 Melody Maker advert https://…

December 2nd 1972
Melody Maker advert https://ift.tt/2BLA3hH

A Marc In Time.. December 1st 1972 T.Rex relea…

A Marc In Time..
December 1st 1972
T.Rex release Solid Gold Easy Action/Born To Boogie/Xmas Message Marc 3 in the UK
photo Belgium sleeve https://ift.tt/2QsESF2

November 19th 1965 The Wizard / Beyond The Ris…

November 19th 1965
The Wizard / Beyond The Rising Sun (Decca F122288) is released
Below part of the promotional leaflet ( most of the information contained in the text, was used by Marc on many occasions later when taking about the single, so it would be right to assume that it originated directly from Marc) we already stated in earlier posts of 1965 that Marc at this time lived in a basement flat that when he moved in to, was already inhabited by a cat named Loog https://ift.tt/2S0tFbK

November 18th (1971) The promo film for Jeepst…

November 18th (1971)
The promo film for Jeepster is Broadcast on Top Of The Pops for the very first time https://ift.tt/2BfamWO

A Marc In Time…November 12th 1970 T.Re…

A Marc In Time…November 12th 1970
T.Rex make their first appearance on Top Of The Pops performing Ride A White Swan
Still a two piece the performance has Mikey on bass
The original bass on the recording was played on Toni Visconti’s Fender Precision https://ift.tt/2PsJGKH

October 25th 1971 T.REX play St Georges Hall …

October 25th 1971
T.REX play St Georges Hall Bradford as part of their Electric Warriors Tour https://ift.tt/2yA5M3n

A Marc In Time… October 24th 1970 Ride …

A Marc In Time… October 24th 1970
Ride A White Swan Fly BUG 1 enters UK chart at number 47
it stayed on the charts for a total of 20 weeks, its highest position number 2.The song reached number 6 on December 12th and then fell to number 12 over the Christmas period before rising to reach Number 2 on January 23rd
It remained in the Top 40 for a further 6 weeks (anyone know which track kept it off the Number One spot) https://ift.tt/2PiyYFH

Marc at the Chateau d’Herouville recording stu…

Marc at the Chateau d’Herouville recording studio, France, October 23rd 1972. (Photo by Michael Putland) https://ift.tt/2ECGFCM