SOURCE: Singer/Songwriter Rolan Bolan

November 05, 2014 18:24 ET

Singer/Songwriter Rolan Bolan Embarks on a Multi-City Tour in the U.K., Where His Father, Legendary T-Rex Frontman Marc Bolan, Was Born and Lived

Bolan Recently Obtained 144 Copyrights Connected to T-Rex's Catalog, Including the Iconic Hit "Get It On (Bang A Gong)"

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 5, 2014) - Singer-songwriter Rolan Bolan ( is gearing up for a nine-city November tour of the U.K., where his father, late legendary T-Rex frontman Marc Bolan, was born and lived until his death in 1977.

The multi-talented performer, who recently inked a deal with new London-based label EC3 Records, headed by veteran rock producer Dito Godwin, kicks off his stint November 7 at Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes in Wolverton and along the way will perform throughout England, including The Boulevard in Wigan (November 14); Raine Club in Hull (November 15); Yardbirds Club in East Lincolnshire (November 20); The Leopard in Doncaster (November 21); The Diamond in Nottinghamshire (November 25); The New Roscoe in Leeds, West Yorkshire (November 27); Queens Hall in Nuneaton, Warwickshire (November 28) and at Robin 2 in Wolverhampton (November 29).

As recently reported by Hollywood Reporter, Bolan obtained 144 copyrights connected to T-Rex's catalog, including those on the album Electric Warrior like the iconic global smash "Get It On (Bang A Gong)."

In July 2013, Bolan sued publisher Westminster Music Ltd. for ownership, on the basis that rights revert to an author's heirs when the author dies during the initial copyright term. The case received a large boost when the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year addressed another reversion case -- involving the classic film "Raging Bull" -- and limited the application of laches (a defense based upon the prejudicial effect of a plaintiff's delayed filing) in intellectual property cases. The parties then worked out a settlement with the result leading to the return of copyrights to the Bolan family.

Bolan, whose mother is Grammy-nominated Motown songwriter Gloria Jones, recently picked up a 2014 Hollywood Music In Media Award (HMMA) nomination for his rendition of the song "Children of the Revolution." The song, originally written and recorded by his father, was released in 1972.

In 2013, Rolan won an HMMA in the Alternative category for his single "Trust."

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