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Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas (1941-2018): An Appreciation

Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas (1941-2018): An Appreciation

The Moody Blues have an unusual hold over fans, with many believing the group has mystical, otherworldly powers. And maybe they do.

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “In My Mind” from 10,000 Light Years Ago (2015)

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “In My Mind” from 10,000 Light Years Ago (2015)

You hear something exceedingly rare for someone of John Lodge’s vintage and accomplishment: He’s pushing himself to new places.

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “10,000 Light Years Ago” (2015): One Track Mind

The Moody Blues’ John Lodge, “10,000 Light Years Ago” (2015): One Track Mind

John Lodge displays a welcome willingness to build a bridge to the future from a well-known foundation of the Moody Blues’ past.

Denny Laine and the Moody Blues, “Go Now” (1965): One Track Mind

Denny Laine and the Moody Blues, “Go Now” (1965): One Track Mind

An artifact of a lost time, the Moody Blues’ newly reissued “Go Now” is a lasting testament to the legend that Denny Laine somehow never became.

One Track Mind: Justin Hayward, “One Day Someday” from Spirits … Live (2014)

One Track Mind: Justin Hayward, “One Day Someday” from Spirits … Live (2014)

Hayward has never sounded closer to the material, or closer to us.

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

Justin Hayward and Patrick Moraz on the Moody Blues’ ‘Gemini Dream’: ‘We had to really rethink some things’

“Gemini Dream” marked a turning point, both for the Moody Blues and for a slew of legacy proggers trying to make their way into the uncertain 1980s.

The Friday Morning Listen: – Pat Metheny Group – American Garage (1979)

So a couple of weeks ago, we were talking about Neil Young’s new Pono music system.

‘I’m not particularly surprised’: Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge on being ignored by the Rock and Roll Hall

‘I’m not particularly surprised’: Moody Blues’ Graeme Edge on being ignored by the Rock and Roll Hall

Being the only member to have appeared in every different permutation of the Moody Blues, drummer Graeme Edge has seen it all — including snub after snub after snub by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They’ve been eligible, after all, since 1989.

Something Else! sneak peek: Denny Laine, “Last Laugh” (2013)

Something Else! sneak peek: Denny Laine, “Last Laugh” (2013)

What ever happened, you say, to Denny Laine — the guy who helped found two instantly recognizable bands, the Moody Blues and then Wings, before virtually disappearing? Good question.

‘It’s a pretty small field’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on his unique role as a rock flautist

‘It’s a pretty small field’: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on his unique role as a rock flautist

Ian Anderson wasn’t exactly following the hot trend when he traded his guitar for a flute. So, the Jethro Tull frontman had to come up with his own rock ‘n’ roll style on the instrument.

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