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Jeff Lynne on new versions of ELO classics

Duration: 06:17

Jeff Lynne tells us why he has gone back to re-record some of his most memorable ELO tracks and also about a new album of covers inspired by the songs he loved on the radio as a child.



Jeff's two albums, 'Long Wave' and 'Mr Blue Sky - the very best of Electric Light Orchestra', will be released on Monday.

The BBC Four documentary, 'Mr Blue Sky: The story of Jeff Lynne and ELO', is on Friday 5th October at 9pm.

Available since: Fri 5 Oct 2012

This clip is from

Breakfast 05/10/2012

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 05 Oct 2012

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