The Genius Of… Electric Warrior by T. Rex

Marc Bolan more or less invented glam-rock 50 years ago this month, unveiling an album simmering with androgynous sexual imagery that hosted one of the most electrifying rock’n’roll riffs of all time.

The Genius Of… The Next Day by David Bowie

Heralding the return of one of music’s most potent creative forces, The Next Day granted David Bowie’s guitarists a vast field on which to build vivid colours of powerful and serene guitar.