"John Lennon once famously summed up glam rock simply as “rock and roll with lipstick on.” The former Beatle might have added that, make up notwithstanding, glam rock was great rock and roll. While early critics slammed the movement as hype-driven, the genre yielded a treasure trove of classic albums during its glory years, which spanned the period from 1971 to 1975. More than three decades later, glam’s influence continues to reverberate in nearly every corner of the rock landscape..."
Wham, Bam, Thank You Glam! Marc Bolan Pioneers an Outrageous Era