Marc Bolan’s former girlfriend and bandmate Gloria Jones has mentioned what she thinks the T-Rex frontman would have fabricated from the band’s induction into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.

“He would have stated, ‘It’s about time!’” Jones joked in an interview with Billboard, earlier than including: “He was a really humble spirit, however he understood who he was. He understood his value.”

Jones performed with Bolan in T-Rex from 1973 till his demise in 1977 and is the mom of their little one, Rolan. She additionally had a profession with the legendary Motown Information earlier than becoming a member of the glam rockers.


Gloria Jones and Marc Bolan
Marc Bolan and Gloria Jones in 1976 CREDIT: Michael Putland/Getty Photographs

She added: “[He] would have been very, very honoured, and I’m certain he would have been dropped at tears. I’m certain he’s very glad, and he’s very honoured.”

Jones stated she intends to attend the Rock & Roll Corridor Of Fame induction ceremony on Could 2 together with Rolan and former T. Rex drummer Invoice Legend.

“I’m certain that is going to be such an exquisite second,” she stated. “This award isn’t just for our household, however it’s for all the loyal followers and associates and individuals who perceive Marc’s dream in creating. We’re simply going to be collectively and smile and cry and revel in this glorious second.”

T-Rex had been introduced as one among the Hall Of Fame’s eight 2020 inductees earlier this week, together with the likes of Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode, Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G. and extra.


Final 12 months noticed RadioheadJanet Jackson and The Cure all being inducted, with the likes of Rage Against The Machine and Kraftwerk lacking out.