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Marc Bolan: The Jurassic Years

Rob Chapman, MOJO, September 2002

IN DECEMBER 1967 The Observer devoted a large portion of its Sunday Colour Supplement to the London Underground. Complete with obligatory hip-speak glossary (an "A to Z of Zowie!") the magazine talked to the key music industry faces of the day. Kit Lambert and Chris Stamp were caught in their prime, buoyed by the success of Track Records. In passing, the article noted that Track had registered only one failure so far, a group called John’s Children.

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