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Remembering Marc Bolan 37 years on. Always our Precious Star. R.I.P.
Wishing safe journeys to all those travelling to London for the various Marc Bolan events. Looking forward to seeing old faces & meeting new ones! Will be thinking of those who cannot make it this year but who will still be remembering Marc in their own ways.
Keep A Little Marc In Your Heart!
Rolan Bolan is appearing on Friday 7th November 2014 at-
The Craufurd Arms
59, Stratford Road
7.30pm start, tickets £11.
Also on 28th November 2014 at-
The Queens Hall,
75-77, Queens Road,
Please note there are only a few days left to send for your tickets. Last date for posting will be Tuesday 9th September. To order, please contact email@example.com.
OMBFC members Pre-Bop: members should log in to our website for details.
Thinking of Marcs wife June, who passed away on 31st August 1994.
August 23rd would have been the 87th Birthday of Marcs Mum, Phyllis Feld,
born in 1927. R.I.P.
Also remembering Marcs wife June on what would have been her 71st Birthday. R.I.P.
We are remembering Simeon Feld, Marcs father, who was born
on this day in 1920. R.I.P.
LONDON BOP 2014!
Tickets will only be posted up to 9th September so you only have 6 weeks left to send for them!
One free A3 colour poster (choice of two) for OMBFC members who send for tickets in advance! These will be given to you at the Bop so do not forget to claim yours!
There is a list of B&Bs & hotels on our Fan Forum.
For any info please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 2014 - a choice of TWO Bolanic events!
Thinking of Steve Peregrin Took (born Stephen Ross Porter), who would have celebrated his 65th birthday today. R.I.P.
VOTE FOR MARC!
BBC Radio 2 are holding a poll to find the listeners favourite guitar riff!
There are 100 riffs to choose from, including "20th Century Boy", so get voting at
The vote will be live until 5pm on July 25th. The Top 100 will then be counted down in order of preference from midnight to 5pm on 25th August on Radio 2 to find R2’s ultimate guitar riff of all time!
Happy Birthday to the legendary Andy Ellison!
"Rock On" to my friend Left Hand Milan, who would have celebrated his 55th Birthday today. R.I.P.
MARC BOLAN LONDON BOP 2014!
DATE- 16/9/14. Doors open 6pm, ending at 1am.
VENUE- The Claddagh Ring,
10 Church Road,
Bolan/T.Rex disco with Bop DJ Peter.
Live music from the FAB "Strange Orchestra".
Raffle in aid of The Alzheimers Society.
TICKETS- £10 each, available now.
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ROLAN BOLAN TOUR 2014.
29 June: The Half Moon, Putney.
4 July: The Sailmakers Arms, Hull.
5 July: The Cask Inn, Scarborough.
6 July: The New Roscoe, Leeds.
9 July: The Grey Horse, Kingston, London.
Remembering the lovely Mickey Finn on his 67th Birthday. R.I.P.
Thinking of Steve Currie today on what would have been his 67th Birthday bday
Happy 70th Birthday to Bill Legend!
Legendary drummer with the original T.Rex.
In memory of my dear friend Wayne, who passed away 1 year ago today. Wayne was a massive Bolan fan and was DJ at our Beltane and Rexmas Bops in Newcastle. Thinking of Wayne and his lovely family on this sad day. R.I.P. x
In memory of Steve Currie, who passed away on 28th April 1981 in a car accident in Portugal.
Remembering my Bolanic friend Milan on the 7th Anniversary since his passing. Still greatly missed. R.I.P.
Good luck to all involved in the stage production of "20th Century Boy-The Musical", which opens tomorrow!
The 2014 tour opens at Eden Court, Inverness on 18-19 April, before visiting:
Manchester Opera House (22-26 April),
Birmingham Alexandra (28 April-3 May),
Southampton Mayflower (6-10 May),
Bristol Hippodrome (12-17 May),
Sunderland Empire (19-24 May),
York Grand Opera House (26-31 May),
Belfast Grand Opera House (2-7 June),
Woking New Victoria (9-14 June),
Cardiff New Theatre (17-21 June),
Wimbledon New Theatre (23-28 June),
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre (30 June-5 July),
Plymouth Theatre Royal (7-12 July),
and Southend Cliffs Pavilion (14th-19th July).
Kings Theatre, Edinburgh (22nd-27th September 2014),
Darlington Civic Theatre October (13-18 Oct 2014).
I LOVE TO BOOGIE - MARC BOLAN & T.REX TRIBUTE NIGHT.
SAT 22nd MARCH 2014, 7.30pm - 2am.
Bop till you drop at The Regency, 19 - 21 Derby Lane, Old Swan, Liverpool, L13 6QA.
The Rex, top T.Rex tribute band, will be playing the sounds and songs of T.Rex "live" on the night.
Tickets will cost £6, all proceeds from the night will be going towards local charities. There will also be a raffle on the night.
For further details e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
RECORD STORE DAY 19/4/14.
T. Rex - Tanx Demon Records - LP + download Dual Colour LP + Poster + Download Card:
Cut from a brand new 2014 Tony Visconti master, this exclusive and very special Record Store Day 2014 release celebrates the 1973 T.Rex classic Tanx. Pressed on a dual Red & Blue coloured 180 gram LP, the package also includes a large poster and download card for digital redemption of the record.
Marc Bolan - BBC – Electric Sevens 2 UMC - 4 x 7":
Single 1- Ride A White Swan, Beltane Walk.
Single 2- Electric Boogie, Woodland Rock.
Single 3- Woodland Bop Medley (Woodland Bop/Conesuela/King Of The Mountain Cometh/Woodland Bop), Jewel.
Single 4- By The Light Of A Magical Moon, Once Upon The Seas Of Abyssinia.
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!
"20th Century Boy - The Musical"
The show management have said, "We are really excited that Sue Jenkins (Brookside) will join us in the role of Phyllis, Luke Bailey (Waterloo Road) will play Rolan, and from the West End, Warren Sollars (Mamma Mia) will don his feather boa and grab his Les Paul to play Marc Bolan. We’re looking forward to getting the whole company together, old and new, when tour rehearsals start in March."
Today we remember Johns Children drummer Chris Townson, who passed away on 10th February 2008. R.I.P.
44 years ago Marc & June were married on 30th January 1970!
Remembering T.Rex keyboard player Dino Dines, who passed away 10 years ago today. R.I.P.
Today we remember Marcs Mum, Phyllis Winifred Feld (nee Atkins), who passed away on 11th January 1991.
We are also thinking of Mickey Finn, who passed away on 11th January 2003.