Marc Bolan and T. Rex Blended the Visionary with the Saccharine

A deep dive into the glam-rock pioneer's varied catalog

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There are so many alleged geniuses in music that the field has grown fallow. Marc Bolan wasn’t a genius. But judging by his body of songs, and the overall harvest, he was absolutely guided by a conditional brilliance. Equal parts Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry and John Keats, the late UK glam god seemed to misplace the stolen promethean fire of …

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