T. Rex

T. Rex

With his Botticelli face and curls and whimsically glamorous image, Marc Bolan fronted T. Rex, a British group that generated a fan hysteria reminiscent of Beatlemania and produced 11 successive U.K. Top 10 hits between 1970 and 1974, including "Bang a Gong (Get It On)," "Jeepster," and "Telegram Sam." But while T. Rex could not hardly duplicate its British success in America, the group's heavy guitar sound has had an enduring influence.

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