He couldn’t walk past a shop window; he couldn’t walk past a fucking bus stop without looking at his reflection in the glass. June's tragic death was on 1 September 1994 of a heart attack while on holiday in Turkey. For a year he sought solitude by staying close to the beaches of Santa Monica, California. She was there when he stood catatonic on the stage in 1967, unable to perform and unaware of where he was. There were flames bursting out in front of us. She later recalled it being a “wonderful time, we were very happy.”. At that moment Marc’s mother just shrieked: ‘My boy!’ I started crying and everyone lost it.”. It didn’t mean anything. But it was an occasion I’ll never forget. He started to evolve toward the end of his life, but it was too late. At the age of nine, he was given his first guitar and began a skiffle band. I was on the same label as him, EMI, and he’d say: ‘Oh yeah, my new single, it’s done 30,000.’ And I’d say: ‘Marc, I’ve seen the figures. Although the free-spirited, drug-taking Took was fired from the group after their first American tour, they were a force within the hippie underground scene while they lasted. Together they discovered worlds of myth and legends and spent hours reading the Lord of the Rings. She offered Marc a teatime TV series. Their music was filled with Bolan's otherworldly poetry. I’m still here.”. All the money accrued by T-Rex, then, legally went to Child. I mocked him, constantly. “That was the only indication he’d been in an accident. news, This article originally appeared in Classic Rock #111. On the way home, she crashed her Mini-GT into a fence and tree. “I got a phone call in the morning from my friend Fachtna O’Kelly, who was the manager of The Boomtown Rats. Nina Rindt: Formula One’s Forgotten Style Icon, Long John Baldry: Pioneering British Blues Vocalist. I saw genius', "WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE TEENAGE DREAM? It's famous," regarding the character of Penny Lane, played by Kate Hudson. It is being directed by director and choreographer Gary Lloyd, who is already enjoying success with the Thriller Live musical about Michael Jackson. Then I said, “June — I think I love you.” She replied quietly, “I feel the same way about you, Marc.”They fell in love nearly on the spot and spent their first four nights together sleeping in June`s van. BP Fallon visited the crash site in Barnes personally. Despite the lack of Bolan's endorsement, "Jeepster" peaked at number two in the UK. “It was amazing, because Bolan had just had his first big hit single. “This year is the 30th anniversary of Marc’s death.