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ELO’s ‘Strange Magic': 8 Great Electric Light Orchestra Song Placements in Movies

ELO’s songs have been used in numerous movies, from ‘Boogie Nights’ and ‘Xanadu’ on up to George Lucas’s new animated feature ‘Strange Magic,’ which hits theaters today. Here are 8 of the best song placements.

01/23/2015

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E-L-O On The G-O!

ELO is one of those groups that when you listen to their Greatest Hits you discover that you know MORE of their songs than you thought you knew! I grew up with their HITS and […]

94.5 KOOL FM–09/16/2014

Rock Flashback: ELO and the Spaceship

The date was August 16, 1978, just a couple of weeks before my freshman year in college was to begin, and the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Electric Light Orchestra[/lastfm] was coming to town. My friends and I had […]

03/28/2011

Rock Flashback: Starcastle

Yesterday’s post about [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]REO Speedwagon[/lastfm] dropped the name of Terry Luttrell, and in the Midwest, where I come from, you can’t drop the name of Terry Luttrell without thinking of the band he fronted […]

03/23/2011

Rock Flashback: The Winter of ’77

Because so much of the classic-rock canon comes from the 1970s, it’s pretty easy to pick any random week of that decade and point to one or more songs or albums that were all over […]

03/06/2011

The Three Best Songs: ELO

For most American teenagers, turning on to [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Electric Light Orchestra[/lastfm] in 1975 was just about right on time. Even though they’d put out four albums previously, it wasn’t until Face The Music that most […]

02/17/2011