Bolan Boogie

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Bolan Boogie
Compilation album by T. Rex
Released April 1972
Genre Glam rock, psychedelic folk
Length 45:44
Label Fly
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Bolan Boogie is a compilation album by English glam rock act T. Rex. After Marc Bolan had left Fly Records to form his own label distributed through EMI/T. Rex Wax Co, his former label released this "best of" compilation in 1972 with recent single A- and B- sides, many of which had not appeared on previous albums. Also included are songs from the early Tyrannosaurus Rex albums.

Release[edit]

Bolan Boogie was released in April 1972 by record label Fly. It reached number 1 in the UK Albums Chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Marc Bolan, except "Summertime Blues", written by Eddie Cochran and Jerry Capehart

Side A
No. Title Length
1. "Get It On" (single A-side; from Electric Warrior) 4:25
2. "Beltane Walk" (from T. Rex) 2:20
3. "The King of the Mountain Cometh" (single B-side of "Hot Love") 3:48
4. "Jewel" (from T. Rex) 2:48
5. "She Was Born to Be My Unicorn" (from Unicorn) 2:32
6. "Dove" (from A Beard of Stars) 2:02
7. "Woodland Rock" (single B-side of "Hot Love") 2:25
8. "Ride a White Swan" (single A-side) 2:13
Side B
No. Title Length
1. "Raw Ramp" (single B-side of "Get It On") 5:13
2. "Jeepster" (single A-side; from Electric Warrior) 4:08
3. "Fist Heart Mighty Dawn Dart" (from A Beard of Stars) 2:41
4. "By the Light of a Magical Moon" (single A-side; from A Beard of Stars) 2:46
5. "Summertime Blues" (single B-side of "Ride a White Swan") 2:40
6. "Hot Love" (single A-side) 4:55

Chart positions[edit]

Chart Year Peak
position
UK Albums Chart 1972 1[2]
Preceded by
Machine Head by Deep Purple
UK Albums Chart number-one album
20 May 1972 - 10 June 1972
Succeeded by
Exile on Main St. by The Rolling Stones

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