How good was Marc Bolan on guitar?

How good was Marc Bolan on guitar?

How good was Marc Bolan on guitar?

“He was unique; he was not bluffing. His technical knowledge guitar-wise was not great at all. He knew a handful of chords, the right ones, of course, for rock ‘n’ roll. He invented his own technique with that very fast vibrato – he had very strong hands.

Did Marc Bolan use a plectrum?

In all of Marc’s live performances he appears to use a pick but there is no concrete information as to what pick he used.

What guitar did T Rex use?

Gibson Marc Bolan Les Paul.

What happened to Marc Bolan’s guitars?

The guitar was eventually stolen in late 1976 or early 1977 from outside a rehearsal studio. Marc’s ‘go-to’ guitars was the black, tremequipped, Gibson Flying V bought in the late summer of 1971.

Who was the drummer for T Rex?

Bill Legend1971 – 1974
Paul Fenton1973 – 1974Tony Newman1976 – 1977Davy Lutton1973 – 1976
T. Rex/Drummers

What instruments did Marc Bolan?


Marc Bolan
Genres Glam rock psychedelic folk rock and roll
Occupation(s) Musician singer songwriter record producer poet
Instruments Vocals guitar keyboards
Years active 1957–1977

Who played lead guitar in Trex?

Marc Bolan
Album line-up timeline

My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair… But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows (1968) T. Rex (1970)
Lead vocals Marc Bolan Marc Bolan
Guitar Marc Bolan Marc Bolan
Percussion Steve Peregrin Took Mickey Finn
Bass Marc Bolan, Tony Visconti

Did Ringo Star play with T. rex?

Born to Boogie is a 1972 British concert film about a concert at the Empire Pool starring T. Rex, Marc Bolan, Ringo Starr and Elton John.

What happened to T. Rex?

In 1977, founder, songwriter and sole constant member Bolan died in a car crash several months after the release of the group’s final studio album Dandy in the Underworld, and the group disbanded….T. Rex (band)

T. Rex
Years active 1967–1977
Labels Regal Zonophone Fly EMI Casablanca Reprise Relativity Records