This 1977 jam, “Teen Riot Structure,” was a last hoorah for T. Rex and Marc Bolan – sadly, a car crash in September of that year saw to that and took Bolan’s life. Bolan, an acoustic psychedelia god to many, had been flirting in the glam scene since his early days, playing with the likes of David Bowie and The Damned. Dandy in the Underworld, the album that carried this track, was one of T. Rex’s most successful, and thought to be a come back bid for the down-on-their-luck British troupe. Filled with funky rhythms and Bolan’s sassy brand of falsetto, this album continues to supply a great soundtrack to drive or dance to… or even make the occasional “I-have-nothing-to-wear-clothes-changing” montage.
The largest paper in the city, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, honored one stand out citizen from RVA for the second year in a row today, and while mayor elect Levar Stoney took the big prize, Diversity Richmond’s President Bill Harrison was among those nominated. “I’m quite humbled I am one of the most blessed people I [...]