You’re windy and wild, you’ve got the blues in your shoes and your stockings
You’re windy and wild, oh yeah
You’re built like a car, you’ve got a hub cap diamond star halo
You’re dirty sweet and you’re my girl.
~ Bang a Gong, Tyrannosaurus Rex
Mystical poet, story-teller, then later musician, Marc (Feld) Bolan burst onto the british scene in the late 60’s blazing a new trail in rock and roll with a lot a spunk and a sprinkle of glitter.
Charming, aggressive and witty, he wove a cheshire grin spell on legions of T. Rex fans. An admirer of Syd Barrett (Pink Floyd) and a precursor to Ziggy Stardust days, he was a Tolkien lover who dreamed a magical path with a sexy guitar edge.
Libra Marc Bolan has Sagittarius rising with chart ruler Jupiter (spunky, sexy) in the mystical 12th house with Scorpio (metaphysics/sex). Marc loved exploring magical, mystical realms and was visionary in weaving poetry, music and the theatrical into his work. (Check out the doco with Ringo Starr, it’s wacky !)
Moon (imagination) in Aries trine Mars and Pluto (desires/sex) aggressively sexy, opposite Sun conjunct Venus and Neptune, charmingly aggressively sexy. North Node of Destiny in 6th house Taurus (Venus rules) is creative, sensual communication at work. Part of Fortune in Gemini indicates the same.
Mars in Cancer at completion degree of 29, in mutual reception with Moon in Aries, he was on a mission to reveal his feelings of passion and love of mysticism. He really blew the doors off repressive attitudes about what sexual creativity should be.
Libra Sun in 10th career house conjunct Venus and Neptune indicates his brilliant artistry – countless musicians site T. Rex as an influence on their music. Venus is strong here as Venus rules Libra, Libra sits on the 10th, the natural home of Saturn, Saturn is exalted in Libra. Any aspect between Venus (practiced art) and Neptune (inspired art) will reveal the artist.
…you’ve got a universe reclining in your hair…
Sun conjunct Neptune, hello mystical Leo !
(Thom Yorke also has Venus conjunct Neptune (loose- 11 degrees) in Scorpio, both musicians very different, but brilliant songwriters. Also, my college buddy has Venus conjunct Neptune (4 degrees) and is a brilliant professional sculptural artist.)
Saturn conjunct Pluto in Leo 8th indicates a life-long love of delving deep into the psyche for creative work, conjunct ruler of the 2nd he not only did well in life, but has left a strong musical legacy for future generations. Saturn is time and conjunct Pluto in Leo, posthumous fame.
Mercury in the 11th trine Uranus in the 7th, Marc had keen instincts in his career, knowing his funky poetry was innovative and sensual and well -suited to rock n roll.
Listen to the interview below and you will see his quiet strength, whimsical demeanor, and a stunning prediction of his future.
This is Moon (intuition) trine Mars (mutual reception- strong) in intuitive Cancer on the 8th of death, Moon trine Pluto conjunct Saturn (intuition of time of death), and Mars trine Jupiter in the 12th (cosmic awareness) square Saturn in Leo the solar (life force) house, in addition to the strong intuitive trine between Mercury and Uranus.
Beneath the bebop moon, I wanna croon with you