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T. Rex: Bolan Coming Up From The Bottom

Lenny Kaye, Disc and Music Echo, 19 October 1974

AH, YES, the garden state of New Jersey. MARC BOLAN is being raised on a five-pointed star, framed in light bulbs, crucified to the wings with his guitar strapped loose and draping around his neck. Eyes closed, head thrown back, the apparition jerks to a standing halt, music opening around him, a nod of consciousness, ready to step off onto the stage and... there are actual screams coming from the audience; at the very least, appreciative applause.

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