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T. Rex is tagged as: glam rock, classic rock, rock, 70s, glam

Initially a psychedelic folk-rock combo called Tyrannosaurus Rex , T. Rex was a primary force in glam rock, thanks to the creative direction of guitarist/vocalist Marc Bolan (born Mark Feld). Bolan created a romantic, literate and glamorous form of rock and roll that was proud of its overt pop aesthetic, which stood in contrast to the low-key, whimsical poetry of the earlier duo. T. Rex’s music borrowed the underlying sexuality of early rock & roll, adding a romantic slant, unique to rock music in the 1970s, and deceptively literate and poetic lyrics, under a candy-coated “pop” facade, as well as an overarching folky/hippie spirituality that always came through the clearest on ballads. While most of his peers concentrated on making cohesive albums, Bolan kept the idea of a three-minute pop single alive in the early 1970s. In Britain, he became a superstar, sparking a period of “T. Rextacy” among the pop audience with a series of Top Ten hits, including four number one singles. Over in America, the group only had one major hit — the Top Ten “Get It On” — before falling down the charts throughout 1973 and 1974. T. Rex’s popularity in the U.K. didn’t begin to waver until 1975, and they retained a devoted following...
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Top 10 T. Rex Songs
Cosmic Dancer
Children Of The Revolution
Bang A Gong (Get It On)
20th Century Boy
Get It On
Mambo Sun
Metal Guru
Teenage Dream
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Top 10 T. Rex Albums
Electric Warrior
The Essential Collection
The Slider
20th Century Boy: The Ultimate Collection
Classic T Rex
Cosmic Dancer
T. Rex
Dandy In The Underworld
Futuristic Dragon
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