Marc Bolan was a singer/songwriter/guitarist who, after a couple of false starts as a solo artist, enjoyed much more fame with his subsequent projects, John’s Children, Tyrannosaurus Rex and especially T. Rex.
Marc Feld was born in Hackney, London on September 30th, 1947 to Simeon and Phyllis Feld, a Jewish couple who lived at 25 Stoke Newington Common. Phyllis worked at a fruit stand in Soho and Simeon worked odd jobs, including as a make-up salesman and truck driver. Early on young Marc developed a taste for music. One of his first discoveries was Bill Hayes’s song “The Ballad of Davey Crockett.” His father, in an effort to procure the record for his son, got Hayes confused with another American... Read More
Rock, Hard Rock, Glam Rock, Folk, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Folk