He famously sang, "With my Les Paul I know I'm small, but I enjoy living anyway."
How could I miss the birthday of one of my rock heroes Marc Bolan, on September 30?
After rocking the world as a teen dream, then slipping into addictions and weight gain, and then finally soaring back with a popular BBC television show and a big thumbs-up from London punk culture, Bolan died in a car accident on September 16, 1977. And, yeah, I missed that date, as well...
But we still have the boogie, so let's watch a classic Marc Bolan and T. Rex track. Rock on!