Marc Bolan (born Mark Feld 30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977), was an English singer, songwriter and guitarist, best known for his work with T. Rex. His music, as well as his highly original sense of style and extraordinary stage presence helped create the glam rock era, making him one of the most recognizable stars in British rock music.

James MarshallJimi” Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix, November 27, 1942[1] – September 18, 1970) was an American guitarist and singer-songwriter. He is often considered to be the greatest electric guitarist in the history of rock music by other musicians and commentators in the industry,[2][3][4] and one of the most important and influential musicians of his era across a range of genres

James Douglas “Jim” Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, lyricist, poet, and amateur filmmaker. He was best known as the lead singer and lyricist of The Doors and is widely considered to be one of the most charismatic frontmen in rock music history.[1] He was also the author of several books of poetry[1] and the director of a documentary and short film. Although Morrison was known for his baritone vocals, many fans, scholars, and journalists have discussed his theatrical stage persona, his self-destructiveness, and his work as a poet.[2] He was ranked number 47 onRolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Singers of All Time

David Bowie (pronounced /ˈboʊ.iː/ BOH-ee;[1] born David Robert Jones, 8 January 1947) is an English rock musician, who has also worked as an actor, record producer and arranger. A major figure for five decades in the world of popular music, Bowie is widely regarded as an innovator, particularly for his work in the 1970s, and is known for his distinctive voice and the intellectual depth of his work.

Kiss, usually stylized as KISS, is an American hard rock band formed in New York City in January 1973.[1] Easily identified by its members’ face paint and flamboyant stage outfits, the group rose to prominence in the mid to late 1970s on the basis of their elaborate live performances, which featured fire breathing, blood spitting, smoking guitars, shooting rockets, levitating drum kits and pyrotechnics. Kiss has had 24 gold albums to date in the USA.[2]The band has sold more than 19 million albums in the United States (according to RIAA certifications),[3] and their worldwide sales exceeded 100 million albums.[4]

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