Jeff Lynne has contributed a wealth of important influence to the world of recording over the decades that he’s been engaged in making music. If the albums crafted with Electric Light Orchestra had been his sole contribution as an artist, it still would have been an impressive legacy to leave behind.
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Jeff Lynne seems to be in a reflective mood lately -- the two albums he released in 2012, 'Long Wave' and 'Mr. Blue Sky - The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra,' found him recording classic pop standards and revisiting hits from the ELO catalog -- and he continued his focus on the past in a recent Clash interview that looked back on the earliest years of his career.