T. Rex – 1972

Release date: 22/04/2022

£32.99£159.99

T. Rex

1972

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.

FORMATS

2LP (Limited Edition White Vinyl), 5CD (Deluxe), 6LP (Limited Edition Red/White/Blue Vinyl)

GENRE

Rock
Release date: 22/04/2022
SKU: EDSL1972 Category: Tag:

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.

The deluxe CD 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.

The 2LP set features highlights from that year. It brings together the 1972 Tony Visconti-produced 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, with selections from singles, albums, live concerts, radio broadcasts, a film soundtrack and more.

The 6LP set, for the first time 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.

Format – Deluxe 5CD, Limited Edition White Coloured Vinyl 2LP & Limited Edition Red/White/Blue Coloured Vinyl 6LP

2 for £25

TRACKLISTING (IF AVAILABLE)

DELUXE 5CD
CD1 – THE SLIDER
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

CD2 – LIVE AT WEMBLEY: THE MATINEE SHOW
1. Rosko’s Intro [Emperor Rosko]
2. Cadilac
3. Jeepster
4. Baby Strange
5. Spaceball Ricochet
6. Girl
7. Cosmic Dancer
8. Telegram Sam
9. Hot Love
10. Get It On
11. ‘One More Time?’ [Emperor Rosko]
12. Summertime Blues
Bonus tracks:
Alternate mixes with 1972 overdubs,
from The Evening Show*
13. Baby Strange [alternate mix]
14. Hot Love [alternate mix]

CD3 – ‘BORN TO BOOGIE’ THE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
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]

CD4 – MARC BOLAN’S 1972 US RADIO SESSIONS
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

CD5 – T. REX ON THE BBC IN 1972
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]*
1972 A and B-SIDES
9. Cadilac
10. Thunderwing
11. Lady
12. Children Of The Revolution
13. Jitterbug Love
14. Sunken Rags
15. Solid Gold Easy Action
16. Xmas Riff – Born To Boogie
17. T. Rex Fan Club 1972 “Christmas Record” Flexi Disc

* Previously unreleased

LIMITED 2LP
SIDE A – LIVE AT WEMBLEY MARCH 1972
1. Jeepster
2. Telegram Sam
3. Cosmic Dancer
4. Hot Love
5. Summertime Blues

SIDE B – 1972 US & UK RADIO SESSIONS
1. Spaceball Ricochet
2. Main Man
3. Baby Strange
4. Metal Guru
5. Mystic Lady
6. Solid Gold Easy Action

SIDE C – WATCH ME NOW
1. Tutti Frutti [Elton John, Ringo Starr & T. Rex]
2. Children Of The Revolution [Elton John, Ringo Starr & T. Rex]
3. Tea Party Medley: Jeepster /
Hot Love / Get It On / The Slider
4. Baby Boomerang
5. Ballrooms Of Mars
6. Chariot Choogle

SIDE D – T. REXTRAS
1. Cadilac
2. Thunderwing
3. Jitterbug Love
4. Sunken Rags
5. Born To Boogie
6. Telegram Sam [TOTP Xmas ’72]

LIMITED 6LP
LP1 – THE SLIDER
SIDE A
1. Metal Guru
2. Mystic Lady
3. Rock On
4. The Slider
5. Baby Boomerang
6. Spaceball Ricochet
7. Buick Mackane

SIDE B
1. Telegram Sam
2. Rabbit Fighter
3. Baby Strange
4. Ballrooms Of Mars
5. Chariot Choogle
6. Main Man

LP2 – LIVE AT WEMBLEY: THE MATINEE SHOW
SIDE A
1. Rosko’s Intro [Emperor Rosko]
2. Cadilac
3. Jeepster
4. Baby Strange

SIDE B
1. Spaceball Ricochet
2. Girl
3. Cosmic Dancer
4. Telegram Sam

LP3 – LIVE AT WEMBLEY: THE MATINEE SHOW [continued]
SIDE A
1. Hot Love
2. Get It On

SIDE B
1. ‘One More Time?’ [Emperor Rosko]
2. Summertime Blues
Bonus tracks:
Alternate mixes with 1972 overdubs, from The Evening
Show*
3. Baby Strange [alternate mix]
4. Hot Love [alternate mix]

LP4 – ‘BORN TO BOOGIE’ THE SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
SIDE A
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’

SIDE B
1. Marc Bolan & Mickey Finn – Cosmic Dancer
2. Geoffrey Bayldon – ‘They’ve Come, Tis Said’
3. Marc Bolan & String Quartet – Tea Party Medley: Jeepster / Hot Love / Get It On / The Slider
4. Geoffrey Bayldon – ‘Union Hall’
5. T. Rex – Hot Love
6. T. Rex – Get It On
7. T. Rex – Chariot Choogle [soundtrack mix of studio recording]
8. Marc Bolan – Marc’s Outro
9. Children Of The Revolution [strings reprise]

LP5 – MARC BOLAN’S 1972 US RADIO SESSIONS
SIDE A
1. Spaceball Ricochet
2. Jeepster
3. Cosmic Dancer
4. Main Man

SIDE B
1. Ballrooms Of Mars
2. Mystic Lady
3. Girl
4. Baby Strange
5. Left Hand Luke
6. The Slider
7. Spaceball Ricochet

LP6
SIDE A – T. REX ON THE BBC IN 1972
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]*

SIDE B – T. REXTRAS
1. Cadilac
2. Thunderwing
3. Lady
4. Jitterbug Love
5. Sunken Rags
6. Xmas Riff – Born To Boogie
7. T. Rex Fan Club 1972 “Christmas Record” Flexi Disc
* Previously unreleased.

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