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 […]
A number of rock legends and some newer artists are contributing exclusive tracks (and a couple of other cool items) to help fund relief efforts in the south Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook.
Arguably, Jeff Lynne’s greatest attribute is his incredibly distinct sound. It transcends his work with ELO and comes to define his second solo album, Long Wave, out today. And make no mistake, that is no easy feat, as Long Wave is a covers album.
“It was a treat in itself just to be able to do that. It’s not that easy – it just means you have too practice and practice on all these instruments, which to me, is the best fun you can have!”
Forty years ago this month, a new band from Britain released its first album. The album’s release in the States led to one of the most hilarious misunderstandings in rock history.
The late ’80s to the late ’90s had been a good decade for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]George Harrison[/lastfm], with a smash single “Got My Mind Set on You,” the success of the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Traveling Wilburys[/lastfm] supergroup, and the […]
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 […]
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 […]