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George Harrison’s sad and triumphant Brainwashed was defined by a single song

George Harrison’s sad and triumphant Brainwashed was defined by a single song

Released in November 2002, ‘Brainwashed’ provided George Harrison with one of rock’s most delicately executed goodbyes. Credit Jeff Lynne.

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: ‘It was like a dream come true’

Jeff Lynne, the Electric Light Orchestra frontman, had met old friend Dave Edmunds for dinner when George Harrison’s name suddenly came up.

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.’

Jeff Lynne’s Armchair Theatre started with an impossible-to-match bang

Jeff Lynne’s Armchair Theatre started with an impossible-to-match bang

Jeff Lynne’s ‘Armchair Theatre,’ released this month in 1990, struggled to live up to its opening track’s promise – but often charmed us, anyway.

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.

Jeff Lynne never believed Bob Dylan would join the Traveling Wilburys: ‘It was a wonderful experience’

Jeff Lynne never believed Bob Dylan would join the Traveling Wilburys: ‘It was a wonderful experience’

ELO’s Jeff Lynne was in the midst of producing a George Harrison album when the former Beatles star made a left-field suggestion.

For Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne wasn’t just an ace producer: ‘We go bowling, me and Jeff’

For Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne wasn’t just an ace producer: ‘We go bowling, me and Jeff’

A late-1980s introduction to Jeff Lynne forged some of the best-selling music of Tom Petty’s career. They also became life-long friends.

‘There was just them three, and me’: Jeff Lynne on the Beatles reunion’s tense initial moments

‘There was just them three, and me’: Jeff Lynne on the Beatles reunion’s tense initial moments

The surviving Beatles reconvened in the 1990s to complete two John Lennon cuts.