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The Rolling Stones London Tour
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21st March 1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall

21st March 1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London

21st March 1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London

21st March 1958 Actor Gary Oldman was born in New Cross, London.

21st March 1925 Born today: Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer

21st March 1888 Arthur Pinero's Sweet Lavender, premieres in London

21st March 1853 Alfred Cops, zookeeper at the Tower of London, died at the Tower of London 18 years after his menagerie closed.go to related location

21st March 1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London

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.

Tagged in this Tour: David Bowis's London Life
Tagged in this Tour: Marc Bolan and T-Rex Tour

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Tony Visconti's Flat

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

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