The Thin White Duke releases his fourth album on December 17, 1971. It’s #107 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Roxy Music release “Stranded” on November 1, 1974. It’s their first without Brian Eno. But Eno later calls “Stranded” Roxy Music’s finest record. Who am I to argue …
November 1, 1972 ~ Slade releases their third and most sucessful album.
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Meatloaf releases “Bat Out of Hell” on October 20, 1977. Jim Steinman is the composer, Todd Rundgren the producer. It’s #343 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
b. September 30, 1947. Bolan was the front-man for T. Rex. On September 16 1977, the then 29-year-old was killed instantly when the car driven by his girlfriend, Gloria Jones, left the road and hit a tree in Barnes, London.
The thing about success, certainly in the rock’n’roll business, is that it gives you an incredible amount, but what it takes away is irreplaceable and sometimes I get a funny feeling that I shan’t be here very long. And I’m not talking in terms of things like success. It frightens me sometimes.”Marc Bolan