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Telegram Sam was the third UK number one single for the British rock group T. Rex. The song also appeared on their 1972 album The Slider.

Perhaps best known for bringing the term "main man" into popular culture, it was number one for two weeks, before being knocked off the top by "Son of My Father" by Chicory Tip (which also kept "American Pie" by Don McLean from reaching #1).

The lyrics feature numerous figures such… read more

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  • Its always impossible to choose a favourite, but i think over time this has been my favourite more than the others.Tremendous rocking tune.Love it.
  • This is more like it, you can't beat the original version.
  • Ah man I haven't heard some T. Rex in a while! Always makes me feel good!!!
  • He is a lovely cheese on my phone number is
  • groovy as HELL (2)
  • groovy as HELL
  • marc,not dieter
  • Oh, Marc. What a lovely man.
  • Love you Marc!
  • :-)

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