T. Rex songs

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  1. Get It On

    Get It On (1971)

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    "Get It On" is a song by the British glam rock group T. Rex, featured on their 1971 album Electric Warrior. Written by frontman Marc Bolan, "Get It On" was the second chart-topper for T. Rex on the UK Singles Chart. In the United States, the song was retitled "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" to avoid confusion with a song of the same name by the group Chase.


  2. Jeepster

    Jeepster (1971)

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    "Jeepster" is a song by English glam rock act T. Rex. It was released on 1 November 1971 by record label Fly as a single from the group's sixth studio album (and second as T. Rex) Electric Warrior. The B-side, "Life's a Gas", is taken from the same album.


  3. The Groover

    The Groover (1973)

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    "The Groover" is a 1973 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. Neither the track nor its B-side are taken from an album, however they are often added as bonus material on re-releases of the 1974 album Zinc Alloy and the Hidden Riders of Tomorrow.


  4. Children Of The Revolution

    Children Of The Revolution (1972)

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    "Children of the Revolution" is a song by T. Rex, written by Marc Bolan. It was a No. 2 hit single in September 1972. The song broke their sequence of four official single releases all reaching No. 1 ("Hot Love", "Get It On", "Telegram Sam", "Metal Guru"). It did not receive a regular album release.


  5. Ride A White Swan

    Ride A White Swan (1970)

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    "Ride a White Swan" is a song by the English underground (and later glam rock) act T. Rex. It was released as a stand-alone single on 9 October 1970 by record label Fly. Like all of the band's songs, it was written by the group's singer, guitarist and founder Marc Bolan.


  6. Hot Love

    Hot Love (1971)

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    "Hot Love" is a song by English glam rock act T. Rex, released as a standalone single on 12 February 1971 by record label Fly. It was the group's first number one placing on the UK Singles Chart, where it remained at the top for six weeks beginning on 20th March 1971.


  7. Teenage Dream

    Teenage Dream (1974)

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    "Teenage Dream" is a 1974 single by Marc Bolan and T. Rex, taken from the album Zinc Alloy and the Hidden Riders of Tomorrow.


  8. Telegram Sam

    Telegram Sam (1972)

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    Telegram Sam was the third UK number one single for the British rock group T. Rex. The song also appeared on their 1972 album The Slider.


  9. I Love To Boogie

    I Love To Boogie (1976)

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    "I Love to Boogie" is a 1976 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. The track also featured on the 1977 album Dandy in the Underworld whilst its B-side, "Baby Boomerang", is taken from the group's third album 'The Slider'. The song was in the UK charts for a total of nine weeks, peaking at No. 13.


  10. Laser Love

    Laser Love (1976)

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    "Laser Love" is a 1976 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. Neither side of the single was ever released on an official LP during the band's lifetime, yet both have been included on deluxe CD re-releases of the Futuristic Dragon album.


  11. Metal Guru

    Metal Guru (1972)

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    "Metal Guru" is a song by the British rock band T.Rex, written by Marc Bolan. It was the band's fourth (and final) number one on the UK Singles Chart when it topped the chart for four weeks in May-June 1972. It was also included on the album The Slider in 1972.


  12. Truck On

    Truck On (1999)

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    "Truck On (Tyke)" is a 1973 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. Neither the track nor its B-side, "Sitting Here", appeared on an original T. Rex studio album, but both were added as bonus material on re-releases of the 1974 album Zinc Alloy and the Hidden Riders of Tomorrow. The record was poorly received critically and did not perform as well in the charts as previous T. Rex singles. The single was in the UK charts for a total of eleven weeks, peaking at No. 12, Truck On (Tyke) was the last T. Rex single to break the top 20 until 1975's New York City. Marc Bolan acknowledged that "Truck On (Tyke) is my 14th hit record and I wouldn't be at all surprised if it didn't make number one." Later, Marc would claim the move to be deliberate, stating that its release "was a planned thing. I wanted something not so good to happen to compare it (future material) against."


  13. Zip Gun Boogie

    Zip Gun Boogie (1974)

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    "Zip Gun Boogie" is a 1974 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. The track and its B-side feature on the 1975 album Bolan's Zip Gun.


  14. Dreamy Lady

    Dreamy Lady (1975)

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    "Dreamy Lady" is a 1975 single released by the British glam rock band T. Rex but credited to 'The T. Rex Disco Party'. The track features on the 1976 album Futuristic Dragon. Its B-side consists of covers of the songs "Do You Wanna Dance?", originally by Bobby Freeman, and "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay", originally by Otis Redding. The latter of these two covers is a Gloria Jones solo song, produced by Bolan. The single is notable for its dramatic departure from the 'T. Rex sound' and its obvious Disco influence. Demo versions of the song are performed in a Reggae style.


  15. Light Of Love

    Light Of Love (1974)

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    "Light of Love" is a 1974 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. The track is taken from the album Bolan's Zip Gun whilst its B-side, "Explosive Mouth", features on the 1974 album Zinc Alloy and the Hidden Riders of Tomorrow. In the US, both songs appeared on the US only compilation album Light of Love. Rolling Stone magazine's Ken Barnes praised the single's "upbeat" and "economical" sound in a 1974 review, claiming Bolan's new output to be "fresh and attractive".


  16. New York City

    New York City (1975)

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    "New York City" is a 1975 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. The track and its B-side are taken from the 1976 album Futuristic Dragon. The song consists of a couple of lines of lyric, "Did you ever see a woman coming out of New York City/With a frog in her hand?" and "I did don't you know/And don't it show?" repeated over a walking bass line.


  17. London Boys

    London Boys (1976)

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    "London Boys" is a 1976 single by the British glam rock band T. Rex. The track was not released on an album, but was originally intended to feature in Bolan's aborted rock operas 'The London Opera' and Billy Super Duper. Its B-side, "Solid Baby", is taken from the group's sixth album, Bolan's Zip Gun. The song was in the UK charts for a total of three weeks, peaking at No. 40.


  18. Solid Gold Easy Action

    Solid Gold Easy Action (1972)

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    "Solid Gold Easy Action" is a song by T. Rex, written by Marc Bolan. It was released as a single in 1972 and reached #2 in the UK Singles Chart. The song did not feature on an original studio album but was included on the 1972 Great Hits compilation album issued by EMI Records. Jeff Lynne played guitar on the track alongside Bolan, with Bolan returning the favour by playing on Lynne's ELO hit "Ma-Ma-Ma Belle" soon after.




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