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The Great London Ghost Tour
The Great London Ghost Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd October 1996 Chelsea director and businessman Matthew Harding killed in helicopter crash.

22nd October 1960 Charlton Athletic Football Club draw 6-6 against Middlesborough.

22nd October 1941 Born today: Charles Keating, London England, actor (Carl Hutchins-Another World)

22nd October 1938 Actor Derek Jacobi, was born in Leytonstone, London.go to related location

22nd October 1910 Millwall open their new ground The Den after 4 previous grounds on Isle of Dogs.go to related location

22nd October 1904 QPR Football Club play their first game at their new ground Loftus Road.go to related location

22nd October 1897 World's 1st car dealer opens 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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