Final Resting Place:
Golders Green Crematorium
62 Hoop Lane
London, , NW11 7NL
Grave Location:West Statue Rose Bed, Section 5, Plot E, Number 48569
Grave Location Description
West Statue Rose Beds are in the middle of the cemetery where the cemetery is at it’s narrowest point (just below the Cedar Lawn Section). You may have problems locating the Feld Family marker including Marc and his parents due to constant theft of the memorial. Just look for the large monument that seems out of place and look to your right along the grass.
There is also a Marc Bolan bench complete with a carved swan as the back rest near the gravesite along the paved pathway.
Inside the Chapel of Memory Columbarium at Golders Green you will also find another Mark Bolan cenotaph from Barbara.
Finally his most photographed memorial plaques can be found side by side in the West Memorial Court of the crematorium. And yes, that is Keith Moon of the Who to the left of Marc’s memorial.
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popular name: Johnny Ace
date_of_death: December 25, 1954
cause_of_death: Accidental gunshot to the head
best_know_for: A popular R&B singer with a string of eight hits in a row including "Cross My Heart" and "Please Forgive Me", he blew his brains out on Christmas Day between sets after telling everyone ‘It’s okay! Gun’s not loaded… see?’ Interestingly enough, "Pledging My Love" was a posthumous R&B number 1 hit for 10 weeks beginning February 12, 1955, thus Johnny Ace became the first artist to reach the Billboard pop charts only after death.
popular name: J.B. Lenoir
date_of_death: April 29, 1967
cause_of_death: Internal bleeding (untreated) after an auto accident
best_know_for: Monticello area native J. B. Lenoir was a distinctive blues artist, in both his high-pitched singing style and the candid political critiques in many of his song lyrics and is best remembered for his 1955 hit “Mama, Talk to Your Daughter". He died on April 29, 1967, in Urbana, Illinois, at the age 38, of internal bleeding related to injuries he had suffered in a car crash three weeks earlier. The 2003 documentary film The Soul of a Man, directed by Wim Wenders as the second installment of Martin Scorsese's series The Blues, explored Lenoir's career, together with those of Skip James and Blind Willie Johnson. In 2011, Lenoir was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.
popular name: Bianca Halstead
date_of_death: December 15, 2001
cause_of_death: Auto accident caused by a drunk driver
best_know_for: Halstead performed as a singer and bassist in Los Angeles punk band Butt Trumpet before departing with two other members — guitarists Blare N. Bitch and Sharon Needles — to form Betty Blowtorch. She died during a tour with Nashville Pussy outside of New Orleans when she accepted a ride with a drunk driver.