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October 1st, 1969: Tyrannosaurus Rex released a new single "Pewter Suitor" this week - Listen

The new single was left off the band's album Unicorn, from earlier this year.

Tyrannosaurus Rex released a new single 'Pewter Suitor' this week - Listen

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British band Tyrannosaurus Rex has released a new single, "Pewter Suitor" with "Warlord of the Royal Crocodiles" on the B-Side. The new single was recorded at the same time as their album Unicorn, released in May this year, but didn't appear on the record.

The current lineup of the band includes only Marc Bolan and Steve Peregrin Took.

Lead singer of Tyrannosaurus Rex, Marc Bolan reportedly changed his name from Mark Feld at age 18. The new surname came as a result of mixing the words Bob and Dylan to form Bolan.

Tyrannosaurus Rex released a new single 'Pewter Suitor' this week - Listen
Bob Dylan and Marc Bolan

Listen to "Pewter Suitor" below via Spotify or Apple Music.

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