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Marc Bolan Denies Selling-Out

Ed Jones, Cracker, November 1971

I interviewed him in the afternoon, before his concert on 30 October 1971, at The Empire Theatre, Edinburgh — that began at 11.30pm — as concerts in Edinburgh did in those days.

It was my first-ever interview — with anybody — let alone a guy who had had a string of massive hits that year and, at the time, was probably the biggest single pop star in the country. So I started with appropriate flattery and deference…

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