English rock band Tyrannosaurus Rex, abbreviated T. Rex, was formed in 1967 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Marc Bolan. In the early to mid 1970s, the band reached huge success with fourteen top-20 UK hits including "Jeepster", "Bang a Gong", "Ride a White Swan" and “Hot Love”. During this period the band also released six UK top-30 albums, including Electric Warrior, which reached the top of the album charts. With their success on radio and on record, the band became regulars on Peel Sessions on BBC radio and toured Britain's student union halls.
T. Rex vastly influenced the glam rock, punk rock and Britpop genres. Their early acoustic material was influential in helping to bring about progressive rock and 21st century folk music-influenced singers. Though Marc Bolan’s early material was rock and roll-influenced pop music, his writing progressed to dramatic and baroque songs with lush melodies and surreal lyrics filled with Greek and Persian mythology as well as poetic creations of his own.
The music of T. Rex features in the soundtracks of various movies and new recordings.
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