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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st August 1964 Private Eye magazine is the first publication to name the Kray's as gangsters.go to related location

21st August 1933 Film critic Barry Norman was born in London.

21st August 1913 Actress Diana Churchill was born in Wembley, London.

21st August 1908 Eminent 1940s actor David Farrar was born in Forest Gate.go to related location

21st August 1765 King William IV (William Henry) was born in Buckingham Palace.go to related location

Tony Visconti's Flat



Tony Visconti's Flat

This is where T Rex recorded their first demo's.

Location: 108 Lexham Gardens, South Kensington, W8 6JQ

Description: This is where legendary American record producer Tony Visconti moved into after settling here from the US. This is where the first ever T Rex demo's for their first album were recorded which led to their and Marc Bolan's super stardom and later lead to over 6 album's with David Bowie.

One of Visconti's greatest successes was Electric Warrior, the album that made T. Rex frontman and mastermind Marc Bolan a superstar and cemented Visconti's producing credentials. Initially, Visconti and Bowie, along with guitarist Mick Ronson and drummer John Cambridge, formed and toured with the band Hype in which he played bass.


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Tony Visconti's Flat

This is where T Rex recorded their first demo's.


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