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Electric Light Orchestra took their Beatles fixation up a notch on 1977’s Out of the Blue

Electric Light Orchestra took their Beatles fixation up a notch on 1977’s Out of the Blue

Let’s look past the easy Fab Four comparisons with Electric Light Orchestra’s “Mr. Blue Sky,” released Oct. 3, 1977 as part of ‘Out of the Blue.’

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Live in Hyde Park (2015)

Casual and longtime fans will enjoy revisiting – and reconsidering – the classics found on on ‘Jeff Lynne’s ELO Live in Hyde Park.’

Electric Light Orchestra, “Do Ya” from A New World Record (1976): One Track Mind

Electric Light Orchestra, “Do Ya” from A New World Record (1976): One Track Mind

The Electric Light Orchestra never rocked harder than they did on “Do Ya,” released this week in 1976 as part of ‘A New World Record.’

Zoom is likely the best Electric Light Orchestra album you’ve never heard

Zoom is likely the best Electric Light Orchestra album you’ve never heard

The lean, tune-focused ‘Zoom,’ released on June 12, 2001, was the album the Electric Light Orchestra should have put out at the turn of the 1980s.

‘This will be the last time’: Former ELO legend Bev Bevan announces end of the Move

‘This will be the last time’: Former ELO legend Bev Bevan announces end of the Move

The Move, a band that dates back to 1966 and served as a precursor to the Electric Light Orchestra, is calling it quits, according to stalwart drummer Bev Bevan.

‘Don’t know if I’ll take the plunge’: Jeff Lynne on touring, and the possibility of reunions with ELO and the Traveling Wilburys

‘Don’t know if I’ll take the plunge’: Jeff Lynne on touring, and the possibility of reunions with ELO and the Traveling Wilburys

Jeff Lynne discusses the prospect of a new tour, and ruminates both on reforming the Traveling Wilburys and reuniting with other original members of the Electric Light Orchestra in advance of a hometown honor tonight in Birmingham.

‘I am amazed that it’s lasted’: Reissue projects allowed ELO’s Jeff Lynne to take stock

‘I am amazed that it’s lasted’: Reissue projects allowed ELO’s Jeff Lynne to take stock

ELO’s Jeff Lynne has had plenty of time to take stock recently, even as he’s hinted at the completion of some of his first new solo music since his often-overlooked debut Armchair Theatre.

‘It was like a dream come true’: ELO’s Jeff Lynne on his career-changing introduction to George Harrison

‘It was like a dream come true’: ELO’s Jeff Lynne on his career-changing introduction to George Harrison

For Jeff Lynne, meeting George Harrison led to a series of rock ‘n’ roll dream jobs, as he produced Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, the Beatles, Paul McCartney and the Traveling Wilburys, an all-star amalgam featuring Bob Dylan.

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best Of 2013 (Live and Reissues): Ringo Starr, Otis Redding, ELO, Greg Lake

Nick DeRiso’s Mid-Year Best Of 2013 (Live and Reissues): Ringo Starr, Otis Redding, ELO, Greg Lake

The standard for making this list is that these projects — some lavish remastering jobs, others new live interpretations — illuminate corners of an artist’s work that we’d never noticed before.

ELO’s Jeff Lynne remembers signature moments with the Beatles: ‘Just a fantastic time’

ELO’s Jeff Lynne remembers signature moments with the Beatles: ‘Just a fantastic time’

For a confirmed Beatlemaniac like Jeff Lynne of Electric Light Orchestra fame, working with members of the Fab Four had always been a dream. Beginning in the late 1980s, every one of them came true.

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