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T. Rex United Kingdom 

See also: Tyrannosaurus Rex.

The best album by T. Rex is Electric Warrior which is ranked number 305 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 7,545.

T. Rex is ranked number 225 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 10,873.

Members who like this artist also like: David Bowie, Pink Floyd and The Beatles.

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T. Rex best albums

The following albums by T. Rex are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Electric WarriorUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1971Appears in:418 charts
Rank in 1971:15Rank Score:7,545
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:305
Average Rating:  83/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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2.

The SliderUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1972Appears in:158 charts
Rank in 1972:21Rank Score:2,229
Rank in 1970s213Overall Rank:915
Average Rating:  81/100 (227 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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3.

My People Were Fair And Had Sky In Their Hair But Now They're Content To Wear Stars On Their BrowsUnited Kingdom Tyrannosaurus Rex
Year of Release:1968Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1968:82Rank Score:204
Rank in 1960s426Overall Rank:6,269
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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4.

T. RexUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1970Appears in:23 charts
Rank in 1970:125Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s1,197Overall Rank:7,292
Average Rating:  74/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.

TanxUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1973Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1973:147Rank Score:154
Rank in 1970s1,251Overall Rank:7,773
Average Rating:  77/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Zinc Alloy & The Hidden Riders Of TomorrowUnited Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1974Appears in:16 charts
Rank in 1974:132Rank Score:141
Rank in 1970s1,317Overall Rank:8,279
Average Rating:  74/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

Bolan Boogie
Compilation
United Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1972Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1972:195Rank Score:90
Rank in 1970s1,809Overall Rank:12,240
Average Rating:  75/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.

The Very Best Of Marc Bolan & T Rex
Compilation
United Kingdom T. Rex
Year of Release:1991Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1991:244Rank Score:70
Rank in 1990s3,100Overall Rank:15,061
Average Rating:  76/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

UnicornUnited Kingdom Tyrannosaurus Rex
Year of Release:1969Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1969:204Rank Score:68
Rank in 1960s904Overall Rank:15,371
Average Rating:  77/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.

Prophets, Seers & Sages: The Angels Of The AgesUnited Kingdom Tyrannosaurus Rex
Year of Release:1968Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1968:194Rank Score:61
Rank in 1960s957Overall Rank:16,563
Average Rating:  73/100 (17 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 225

This may not be a complete discography for T. Rex. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

T. Rex best tracks

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1.Get It On
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 89/100 (145 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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2.Metal Guru
(from the album The Slider)
 87/100 (60 votes)
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3.Jeepster
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 87/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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4.Mambo Sun
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 87/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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5.Cosmic Dancer
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 86/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.Telegram Sam
(from the album The Slider)
 85/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.The Slider
(from the album The Slider)
 84/100 (38 votes)
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8.Rip Off
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 84/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Ballrooms Of Mars
(from the album The Slider)
 83/100 (33 votes)
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10.Monolith
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 83/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.20th Century Boy
(from the album The Very Best Of Marc Bolan & T Rex)
 83/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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12.Girl
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 83/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.Planet Queen
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 83/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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14.Life's A Gas
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 82/100 (90 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Mad Donna
(from the album Tanx)
 82/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Main Man
(from the album The Slider)
 82/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Mystic Lady
(from the album The Slider)
 82/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.The Motivator
(from the album Electric Warrior)
 82/100 (73 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Ride A White Swan
(from the album The Essential Collection)
 82/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Spaceball Ricochet
(from the album The Slider)
 81/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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T. Rex ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 55 votes)
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75/100
From Gerard1968 06/20/2016 13:54
The band would have been more successful but they struggled to play guitar with their short upper limbs, ate most of their roadies, and people were too scared to see them in concert
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From Siward66 12/08/2013 22:32
I can't explain why, it must be love.
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85/100
From Tamthebam 07/27/2013 08:22
Electric Warrior was the first album I ever owned it was of course Vinyl and I still have it. During 1971-72 T.Rex ruled the British charts with four No.1 and four No.2 singles and three No.1 albums that was quite an accomplishment back then. Electric Warrior stands alone as a brilliant album but Tanx (1973) and Zinc Alloy (1974) are under rated. As for the pre T.Rex days A Beard of Stars is a great album. Marc Bolan has been an enormous influence to many bands and is still worshiped 36 years after his death.
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95/100
From meccalecca 03/14/2013 21:10
T. Rex's transformation from strange freak folk into the ultimate glam rocker is a truly fascinating metamorphosis.
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From sheep21 02/15/2013 08:09
This is best glam rock band of all time!

I don't generally like glam rock though. Nonetheless, some really great rock songs(especially if you delve deep into his albums). Personally I find Get It On, his worst song or maybe it's just overplayed. Stuff like Jeepster, 20th Century Boy and Children Of The Revolution are certainly masterpeices however.
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From Chris the music fan 12/17/2011 14:34
One of the best bands ever
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90/100
From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 16:49
Play it loud! This is the definitive band for the glam fan.
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