Telegram Sam: T.REX

Australian singles chart:
Telegram Sam entered the Kent charts on 20 March 1972 and peaked at #27.

The song is on The Slider which entered the Kent album charts on 11 September 1972 and peaked at #13.

Marc Bolan

Tony Visconti

Record label of Australian release:
T Rex

Telegram Sam was the first single to be issued by Marc Bolan’s own T.Rex Wax Co. label
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T.Rex leader Marc Bolan wrote this as an ode to his manager, Tony Secunda. “Telegram Sam” was Bolan’s affectionate nickname for Secunda. Other people who show up in the song: “Jungle-face Jake” was Sid Walker, Secunda’s black assistant, and “Bobby” is Bob Dylan.
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