Electric Light Orchestra
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Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra Biography (Wikipedia)

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970, by songwriters/multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan. Their music is characterised by a fusion of Beatlesque pop, classical arrangements, and futuristic iconography. After Wood's departure in 1972, Lynne became the band's leader, arranging and producing every album while writing virtually all of their original material.

The band was formed to accommodate Lynne's and Wood's desire to create modern rock and pop songs with classical overtones, deriving as an offshoot of Wood's previous band the Move, of which Lynne and Bevan were also members. ELO were most active during the 1970s and 1980s, recording a string of studio albums that include the conceptual works Eldorado (1974) and Time (1981). For their initial tenure, Lynne, Bevan, and keyboard player Richard Tandy were the group's only consistent members. In 1986, Lynne lost interest in the band and ceased its operation. Bevan responded by forming his own band, ELO Part II, which later became The Orchestra. With the exception of a short-lived reformation in 2000–01, ELO remained largely inactive for the next three decades. In 2014, Lynne reformed the band once again with Tandy as Jeff Lynne's ELO, where he resumed concert touring and new recordings under the moniker.

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All Over The World
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All Over The World
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Livin' Thing
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Livin' Thing
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Summer And Lightning
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Summer And Lightning
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Shangri-La
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Shangri-La
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Telephone Line
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Telephone Line
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Tightrope
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Tightrope
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10538 Overture
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10538 Overture
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When I Was A Boy
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When I Was A Boy
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Mr. Blue Sky
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Mr. Blue Sky
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All Over The World (Glastonbury 2016)
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All Over The World (Glastonbury 2016)
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Hold On Tight
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Hold On Tight
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Can't Get It Out Of My Head
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Can't Get It Out Of My Head
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Twilight
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Twilight
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I'm Alive
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I'm Alive
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Livin' Thing (Glastonbury 2016)
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Livin' Thing (Glastonbury 2016)
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Sweet Talkin' Woman
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Sweet Talkin' Woman
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Evil Woman
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Evil Woman
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Sweet Talkin' Woman (Glastonbury 2016)
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Sweet Talkin' Woman (Glastonbury 2016)
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Rockaria!
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Rockaria!
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Don't Bring Me Down
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Don't Bring Me Down
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Roll Over Beethoven
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Roll Over Beethoven
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Turn To Stone (Glastonbury 2016)
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Turn To Stone (Glastonbury 2016)
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Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, UK
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Wembley Stadium, London, UK
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

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BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park
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Hyde Park, London
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2014
BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

BBC Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park

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Hyde Park, London
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2014
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Hyde Park, London
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2014
Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2014

Radio 2 Live in Hyde Park: 2014

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Hyde Park, London

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