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Electric Light Orchestra - Mr. Blue Sky

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band from Birmingham. They were formed in 1970 by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne with drummer Bev Bevan. 54 more words


A Whiter Shade ...

Southend-on-Sea lies on the north side of the Thames estuary to the east of London. It’s a seaside resort with all the usual tourist trappings: a beach, gift shops, an amusement park, a few hotels and lots of guest houses. 757 more words


Aria: Music Review

I was checking my emails and Dream Aria sent me an update from their ReverbNation page. So I went to check it out, and when I was coming off their page I saw Aria in the search bar, so I clicked on to their page just to see what they were like. 426 more words


ELO - So Serious

You can always rely on ELO to supply a good tune, and this one is no exception, despite it only reaching UK#77, which it did on this day in the 80s. 18 more words

Solid Mental Grace

Another one of those album experiences that are permanently imprinted in the memory. It was a cosy winter’s evening. I had just bought Yes’ Fragile and Close to the Edge and was already roughly familiar with the former. 320 more words


Symphonic rock outfit Emanuel and the Fear share bouncy new single "I Believe" -- listen

Photo by Kyra Ross

It’s easy to imagine a band with the size and scope of Emanuel and the Fear becoming unwieldy at some point. After all, it seems as if every member of the Brooklyn-based musical collective comes from a different background, be it jazz, folk, contemporary classical, or even heavy metal. 177 more words

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