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The Move – Shazam (1970): On Second Thought

The Move – Shazam (1970): On Second Thought

Released just before Jeff Lynne arrived, ‘Shazam’ found the Move dropping their pop-art instincts in preference of a more experimental slant.

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.’

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: ‘This will be the last time’

Bev Bevan had been carrying the Move torch since 2004, when he reformed the group after the death of original vocalist Carl Wayne.

‘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’m better than Ringo; Paul McCartney told me!’: Bev Bevan’s first meeting with the Beatles

‘I’m better than Ringo; Paul McCartney told me!’: Bev Bevan’s first meeting with the Beatles

Bev Bevan, later a founding member of the Move and the Electric Light Orchestra, says a chance meeting with the Beatles years earlier provided a huge ego boost when Paul McCartney praised his drumming.

The Move – Looking On (1970): Forgotten Series

The Move – Looking On (1970): Forgotten Series

If Americans are aware of the Move at all, it’s probably because they morphed into Electric Light Orchestra.

Bev Bevan on voicing ex-Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi’s autobiography: ‘We’ve had some great fun’

Bev Bevan on voicing ex-Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi’s autobiography: ‘We’ve had some great fun’

The narrator for the audio version of Black Sabbath co-founder Tony Iommi’s autobiography will be familiar to longtime fans.

The Move – The Lost Broadcasts (2012)

The Move – The Lost Broadcasts (2012)

Part beat group, part blues band, part ornate pop group, part psychedelic rockers, the Move may have been too interesting for their own good.

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