Tag Archives: Glam rock

Some Slade for the weekend

 

This week it’s glam rock titans Slade who had sixteen UK top ten hits including six number ones. They produced some amazing rock songs with their brilliant gravelly and loud (!)  voiced frontman Noddy Holder. They were known for their purposely misspelled titles! Here are two of those number ones.

“Coz I Luv You” number 1 for four weeks in 1971
(Uploaded to Youtube by SladeFeelTheNoize)

“Mama Weer All Crazee Now” number 1 for three weeks in 1972
(Uploaded to Youtube by TopPop)

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Some T.Rex for the weekend

This week we celebrate British glam rock icon Marc Bolan who had a string of hits with his band T.Rex in the 70s before his tragic death aged just 29 in a car accident in 1977.
Here are two of his many memorable songs.

“Children of the Revolution” reached number 2 in 1972
(Uploaded to YouTube by katieboo666)

“Twentieth Century Boy” reached number 3 in 1973
(Uploaded to YouTube by Canal de Rattlesnakito)