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6LP released: Apr 22, 2022

Tracklisting:
Disc 1 : Metal Guru
1. Metal Guru
2. Mystic Lady
3. Rock On
4. The Slider
5. Baby Boomerang
6. Spaceball Ricochet
7. Buick Mackane
8. Telegram Sam
9. Rabbit Fighter
10. Baby Strange
11. Ballrooms Of Mars
12. Chariot Choogle
13. Main Man
Disc 2 : Rosko´S Intro [emperor Rosko]
1. Rosko´S Intro [emperor Rosko]
2. Cadilac
3. Jeepster
4. Baby Strange
5. Spaceball Ricochet
6. Girl
7. Cosmic Dancer
8. Telegram Sam
Disc 3 : Hot Love
1. Hot Love
2. Get It On
3. One More Time [emperor Rosko]
4. Summertime Blues
5. Baby Strange [alternate Mix]
6. Hot Love [alternate Mix]
Disc 4 : Marc Bolan - Marc´S Intro
1. Marc Bolan - Marc´S Intro
2. T. Rex - Jeepster
3. T. Rex - Baby Strange
4. Marc Bolan - ´Electric Wind´ [poem]
5. Elton John, Ringo Starr & T. Rex - Tutti Frutti
6. Elton John, Ringo Starr & T. Rex - Children Of The Revolution
7. Marc Bolan & Ringo Starr - ´Look To The Left´
8. Marc Bolan - Spaceball Ricochet
9. Marc Bolan & Ringo Starr - ´Some People Like To Rock´
10. T. Rex - Telegram Sam
11. Marc Bolan & Ringo Starr - ´Some People Like To Roll´
12. Marc Bolan & Mickey Finn - Cosmic Dancer
13. Geoffrey Bayldon - They´Ve Come, Tis Said
14. Marc Bolan & String Quartet - Tea Party Medley: Jeepster / Hot Love / Get It On / The Slider
15. Geoffrey Bayldon - Union Hall
16. T. Rex - Hot Love
17. T. Rex - Get It On
18. T.Rex - Chariot Choogle [soundtrack Mix Of Studio Recording]
19. Marc Bolan - Marc´S Outro
20. Children Of The Revolution [strings Reprise]
Disc 5 : Spaceball Ricochet
1. Spaceball Ricochet
2. Jeepster
3. Cosmic Dancer
4. Main Man
5. Ballrooms Of Mars
6. Mystic Lady
7. Girl
8. Baby Strange
9. Left Hand Luke
10. The Slider
11. Spaceball Ricochet
Disc 6 : Metal Guru
1. Metal Guru
2. The Slider
3. Mystic Lady
4. Rock On
5. Main Man
6. Children Of The Revolution
7. Solid Gold Easy Action
8. Telegram Sam [christmas Top Of The Pops]
9. Cadilac
10. Thunderwing
11. Lady
12. Jitterbug Love
13. Sunken Rags
14. Sunken Rags
15. T. Rex Fan Club 1972 Christmas Record Flexi Disc

Having risen to superstardom through 1971, 1972 saw Marc Bolan attain the heights of "T. Rexmania", or "T. Rextasy", as the press dubbed the frenzy that took over the UK's music scene.

This box set celebrates that year. For the first time, it brings together the 1972 studio recordings, broadcasts and performances made by Bolan and his band, T. Rex, putting the listener into the shoes of a T. Rex fan that year: singles, albums, live concerts, radio broadcasts, a film soundtrack and more.

Bolan started 1972 with a brand new single on his own brand new record label, The T. Rex Wax Co. "Telegram Sam" swiftly reached the number 1 spot in the charts, his third chart-topper in under 12 months. In March, T. Rex played two sell-out concerts at Wembley's Empire Pool, later featured in "Born To Boogie", a feature film directed by Ringo Starr that included guest performances from Elton John and Ringo. May saw the release of another number 1, "Metal Guru", followed in July by "The Slider", the classic album.

The band also toured the US twice in 1972, Bolan taking the opportunity to perform solo acoustic sessions for local radio stations. And of course the band featured regularly on the BBC throughout the year, recording special sessions for Radio 1 and Top Of The Pops. T. Rex ended the year with the singles "Children Of The Revolution" and "Solid Gold Easy Action", and the T. Rex Fan Club 1972 "Christmas Record" Flexi Disc (included here in its entirety).

The booklet contains a specially-written 1600 word note by producer Tony Visconti, as well as a brand new 12,000 word essay by acknowledged Bolan authority Mark Paytress (author of the definitive Bolan biography). Also featured are many previously unpublished photos taken by Keith Morris in the course of 1972.

The box set contains:

"The Slider" album
"Live At Wembley" The Matinee Show - plus two previously unreleased 1972 mixes from The Evening Show
"Born To Boogie" The Soundtrack Album - issued in full for the first time
Marc Bolan's US Radio Sessions
Rex on the BBC in 1972 - featuring rare version of 'Telegram Sam' from the Christmas Top Of The Pops
1972 B-sides and the T. Rex Fan Club 1972 "Christmas Record" Flexi Disc
Illustrated 24 page 12 12 book including
Essays by Tony Visconti and Mark Paytress
Pressed on 180 gram coloured vinyl

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