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290 – T.Rex Tribute

T.Rex Tribute episode with Gary Turner from T.REXoz and Steve Davis from The Adelaide Show podcast

In this week’s episode of The Adelaide Show, we have a T.Rex tribute with Gary Turner who is spearheading a revolution in favour of the music of the late Marc Bolan.

At the time of recording, these are the next, upcoming gigs, for T.REXoz:

Saturday Sept 21 Auto Transformer 10 AM – 4 PM charity gig to raise funds for Leukaemia Foundation. 1259 Main North Rd, Para Hills West SA 5096
FRIDAY OCT 4th at the Lady Daily Hotel 126 Port Rd, Hindmarsh SA 5007 from 7pm
FRI Nov 8th at Gaslight Tavern 36 Chief St, Brompton SA 5007 from 7pm
Friday Nov 29th at the Cumberland 76 Causeway Rd, Glanville SA 5015 7-11pm

This week, the SA Drink Of The Week is a Clare Valley Riesling from Neagles Estate.

And in the Musical Pilgrimage, we also hear from Michael Mills, the manager of Professor Flint (the singing Palaeontologist from Dinosaurs Down Under), who has a song inspired by Trex, the dinosaur.

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Running Sheet: T.Rex Tribute

00:00:00 Intro 
Michael Mills and Steve Davis set up the episode.
00:02:00 SA Drink Of The Week
2018 Jimmy’s Block Clare Valley Riesling by Neagles Estate is the SA Drinks Of The Week.
00:06:02 Gary Turner

This is an impromptu conversation between Gary Turner, who has created T.Rex Tribute band, T.REXoz because nobody else had done it, and Steve Davis.

Topics covered include:

The place of Marc Bolan in the music industry

Marc Bolan’s life and death

Bolan, Bowie, and other legends

Glam or Glitter Rock

Lyrics in T.Rex songs

Adelaide and Australian connections to T.Rex.

00:56:43 Musical Pilgrimage
In the musical pilgrimage, we have a track called Stomp Stomp Stomp by Professor Flint.

This was the closest we could get to including a Trex song without using a T.Rex song!

Here’s this week’s preview video:

No preview video this week.

SFX: Throughout the podcast we use free sfx from for the harp, the visa stamp, the silent movie music, the stylus, the radio signal sfx, the wine pouring and cork pulling sfx, and the swooshes around Siri.

One Response

  1. Hello from a fellow ⭐MARC BOLAN ⭐ and ⭐T.REX⭐fan. Tanx Gary for the rexellent podcast!.I was not allowed to see them in concert, as my parents said a 12 year old is too young! I am STILL devastated to this day. I wish you success with the band. Also thank you to Michael and Steve. Laser Love- Suzi⭐????⭐????⭐- ❤KALMIYH❤

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