Bolan Boogie

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Bolan Boogie
Bolan Boogie (T.Rex album) cover art.jpg
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.


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
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