Were he still walking among us, today would've been the 69th birthday of Marc Bolan, the singer/songwriter best known as frontman and guitarist for the band T. Rex. Alas, Bolan was killed in a car wreck on September 16, 1977 when he was only 29 years old, which places him among the ranks of all too many musicians whose early deaths have left their fans wondering about what music we might have heard if things had gone another way. If there's any solace to be had in Bolan's premature demise, it's that he left behind a remarkably sizable discography for someone who hadn't even hit 30 yet, which - given that his fanbase is still massive over four decades later - has resulted in more than a few individuals paying tribute to Bolan by performing covers of his songs. While most everyone who came of age in the '80s knows The Power Station's take on "Get It On (Bang a Gong)," here are 10 additional T. Rex covers that may have flown under your radar.
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