Monday, October 24th, 2016

In this interview with Jeff Lynne, VH1’s Nik Carter asked about the Traveling Wilburys and the future of the Electric Light Orchestra: Get More: Music Videos, Free Music Videos Happy Birthday Jeff! He is 67 years old today. Print this entry

For some reason, this song seems appropriate lately. It’s all making me ready It’s all doing what you gotta do I know “A” I see my life come shine Golden sunrise Tragic day dream I am so afraid — King of the Universe, Are you King of the Earth? King of the Universe, Are you […]

This is the type of performance that gets you an invitation to the White House these days: I should have put up a warning, as in, “warning, this is really obnoxious to your ears.” Leonard Cohen he ain’t. I hope Jeff Lynne is making a lot of money from Common, aka Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. […]

Tom Cruise has abandoned Scientology for another cult, according to NewsBiscuit: Actor Tom Cruise has dismayed former colleagues at the Church of Scientology after announcing his conversion to the Church of the Electric Light Orchestra. Cruise’s new religion, founded earlier this year, is based around the music of the much loved seventies and early eighties […]

Sad news for fans of the Electric Light Orchestra. Cellist Mike Edwards died September 3rd in a freak accident. Edwards was 62 years old. From the fan site Here is the News: Mike Edwards, cellist for ELO between 1972-1975, died in a freak accident on Friday, September 3. He played in ELO’s first ever live […]

Jill Bader, the communications director for the Walker campaign, accidentally sent out the wrong link on a Twitter tweet. Instead she sent out a link to a video of a dance show in Detroit showing a mostly African American crowd dancing to “C’mon’n Ride It (The Train).” The Democratic Party, which has little to cling […]

I get a small chuckle when I read about current acts learning about Jeff Lynne and ELO. This was from a Rolling Stone interview with Tyson Ritter of All-American Rejects. Have you been working on new music? Yeah we’ve been working on a whole now sort of vibe for this band. It’s been sort of […]

Oooh. I see a wedding anniversary present for me: On 9 August 2010, Eagle Rock Entertainment release “Live – The Early Years” from the Electric Light orchestra [Cat No: EREDV780]. This is the first time any of this material has been released on DVD and only the Fusion show was ever released on VHS. “Live […]