Chariots of Silk
T. Rex Lyrics

The toad road licked my wheels like a sabre
Winds of the marsh lightly blew
Stone jars stacked with stars on her shoulders
Hunters of pity she slew.

Chariots of silk she rode
Stallions of gold she owned.

A mad Mage with a maid on his eyebrows
Hunteth the realm for a God
Who could teach him the craft of decanting
The glassy entrails of a frog.

The Bard of my birth with his ballet
Walked the wild worlds in the chase
For the black chested canary
Who as a moose can sing bass.

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: MARC BOLAN

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Some of his Tyrannosaurus delivery truly is at the top of the food chain; I feel like this is my favorite pre-T.Rex track. The slurring and garbling is absolutely splendid, then he way way overdoes the "s" in "the black-chested canary" so freakin' bad


just love this simple little song, just lovely. marc really was a genius......

Tod Kohl

That whole album was amazing...pity nobody heard it.

Fred Ceely

This early material is much better than it gets credit for. I had read about this act, and bought the LP on spec, a rare occurrence for me back then, having a long "to buy" list and little money, beyond that required for the necessities, so to speak. I still love it.

cats raptor231

been jamming this in the woods were I camp sometimes lately... it seems to be quite appropriate

Doran Jensen

The music of the Eldar.

michael newby

A classic Album...for me Bolan at his best...with the help of Steve Peregrine Took..great combo..

Thomas Huth

I love it. Period.So simple.

Thomas Sciaroni

Johnny and Theresa, the I, towards the. ...

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