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Mr Blue Sky
Electric Light Orchestra
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Lavishly orchestrated with a pounding beat, ‘Mr Blue Sky - like the bulk of ELO’s hits - was written by Jeff Lynne.’ This one came about after he locked himself away in a Swiss chalet determined to fashion ELO’s follow-up to A New World Record.
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ComposerJeff Lynne
Genre Pop
Released1977 
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Position
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