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‘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’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.

Forgotten series: The Move – Looking On (1970)

Here’s another British band that attained superstardom in their native land, but struggled to attract attention in the U.S. If Americans are aware of the Move at all, it’s probably because they morphed into Electric Light Orchestra.

‘We’ve had some great fun’: 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

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwoT9_StEfY&w=500&h=305] The narrator for the audio version of Black Sabbath co-founder Tony Iommi’s autobiography will be familiar to longtime fans: It’s by old friend and former bandmate Bev Bevan, who rose to fame with the Move and Electric Light Orchestra.

The Move – The Lost Broadcasts (2012)

The Move – The Lost Broadcasts (2012)

Huge in England for a time, but utterly ignored in America, the Move are typically thought of in the states — if they are thought of at all — as nothing more than an antecedent to Jeff Lynne’s Electric Light Orchestra.

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