T. Rex


T. Rex was a highly acclaimed English rock band formed in 1967 by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Marc Bolan (September 30, 1947 - September 16, 1977). The band is best known for such hits as "Bang A Gong (Get It On)" (1971), which topped the U.K. charts and made the U.S. Top 10.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Hot Love (1971)
  • Ride A White Swan (1971)
  • Bang A Gong (Get It On) (1972)
  • Telegram Sam (1972)

Pop charts debut year: 1971

Years active: 1967-1977

Genres: Glam rock, psychedelic folk

Labels: Regal Zonophone, Fly, EMI, Casablanca, Reprise, Blue Thumb


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