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T. Rex

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Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1967–1977
Genres: Glam Rock, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock

T. Rex was a British rock band formed in 1967 by singer, songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. Initially known as Tyrannosaurus Rex, the band began as a four piece that played one show and broke up. From there Bolan formed a duo with percussionist Steve Peregrin Took and began performing acoustic shows in and around London. The duo came to the attention of famed BBC Radio One Disc jockey John Peel, who quickly became an advocate for the band. Tyrannosaurus Rex issued their debut album, “My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair... But Now They're Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows,” in 1968 and their second album, “Prophets, Seers & Sages – The Angels of the Ages,” later that ... Continue Bio >>

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