I mentioned yesterday that I had caught the last few minutes of a Marc Bolan/T. Rex documentary which I planned to find time to watch in its entirety.
I’ve not managed that yet, but those few moments I did see imparted a bit of trivia which I really can’t believe I didn’t already know.
Bolan was in a relationship with, and had a child with, Gloria Jones, who I also knew was a singer. I honestly had no idea, and doubtless this is common knowledge, that it was the very same Gloria Jones as had given us this, one of the most famous slices of what would become known as Northern Soul:
Not exactly the most cheerful lyrical content, I grant you, by it’s one hell of a great record. I know that much!