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Marc Bolan shrine - PRS Marc Bolan shrine

Memorial: Marc Bolan shrine - PRS

Erection date: /9/1997

Inscription

In Respectful memory of Marc Bolan, 30th September 1947 - 16th September 1977, musician, writer, poet.

Donated by Performing Rights Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to British music.

Site: Marc Bolan shrine (10 memorials)

SW13, Queen's Ride

This site has evolved over the years from flowers place around the tree to become the shrine that it is today.  The steps were probably introduced to give visitors somewhere safe to stand, off the busy road.  Opposite the tree a sturdy notice board has been erected on which fans can attach their drawings, personal messages, etc.  The bust, in 2013, has been wrapped in a black feather boa with some purple tinsel, and decorated with a few white swans at the front.  

The risers of the steps provide space for small brass plaques - memorials for people related to Bolan, such as members of T Rex.  Plaques for Took, Currie, June Bolan, Finn and TAG are all on the top riser.  Dines occupies the first plaque space on the next riser down.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Marc Bolan shrine - PRS

Information Subjects commemorated

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Marc Bolan

Singer and guitarist in his band T.Rex. Born as Mark Feld at Hackney General ...

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PRS for Music

Previously known as the Performing Rights Society. They have also erected pl...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
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Information Also at this site

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57021

Marc Bolan shrine - bust

Unveiled by Rolan Bolan, Marc's son, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of B...

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57051

Marc Bolan shrine - plaque - Currie

Steve Currie, 20th May 1947 - 28th April 1981. Original bassist with T-Rex. ...

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57081

Marc Bolan shrine - plaque - Dines

Peter (Dino) Dines, Dec. 17th 1944 - 28th Jan. 2004. Keyboards. A member of...

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57061

Marc Bolan shrine - plaque - Finn

Mickey Finn, 3rd June 1947 - 11th January 2003. Mickey joined Marc in late 1...

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