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Jeff Lynne and ELO to Release Three Albums in 2013

Jeff Lynne and ELO are beginning 2013 in the same way they ended 2012, with three new CDs. On April 23, Frontiers Records will release a live album from Electric Light Orchestra, a reissue of one of the band's more recent albums and a reissue of Lynne's debut solo album.

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Farmers Cleared of Wrongdoing in ELO Cellist’s Death

Court proceedings have concluded surrounding the exceedingly bizarre death of former Electric Light Orchestra cellist Mike Edwards, with a pair of English farmers cleared of negligence in the events leading up to the tragedy.

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It’s Jeff Lynne’s Mustache

It's a livin' thing, that mustache. Add in the full the rest of the beard and you have the facial features of Electric Light Orchestra vocalist Jeff Lynne. You can also add Tom Petty and the late George Harrison and Roy Orbison -- who just happened to be his Traveling Wilburys cohorts -- as other artists whose albums he's produced.

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Mike Edwards — Killed by a Hay Bale

Mike Edwards had an interesting life to go along with his unusual death. He studied cello at the Royal Academy of Music in London before joining Electric Light Orchestra in 1972, playing with the group until January of 1975...

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Jeff Lynne Says Touring in Support of ‘Long Wave’ Album Is Not Likely

Electric Light Orchestra singer Jeff Lynne has been busy over the past year, re-recording past favorites for the 'Mr. Blue Sky' album as well as taking on a number of older standards for the companion disc, 'Long Wave.' Despite the wealth of new music, it's likely that Lynne will not be touring.

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Jeff Lynne, ‘Long Wave’ – Most Anticipated Fall 2012 Albums

Fans of Electric Light Orchestra are in for a double treat on Oct. 9 -- the band's leader, Jeff Lynne, will issue both a new solo album and a collection of re-recorded ELO classics on that date.

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Electric Light Orchestra’s Jeff Lynne Announces Solo Album, Best of ELO Projects

October will be an exciting month for fans of Electric Light Orchestra. Co-founder Jeff Lynne will be releasing a solo album, and 'Mr. Blue Sky -- the Very Best of Electric Light Orchestra' on Oct. 9. The reissue of the most well-known hits from the British band allows Lynne to reassess old material.

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ELO’s ‘Telephone Line’ Gets Modern Update From Jack and White With Fitz From Fitz and the Tantrums

Covers are all the rage these days, and the folk-pop duo Jack and White have done a pretty solid job with their newly released version of the Electric Light Orchestra classic, 'Telephone Line.'

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No. 97: Electric Light Orchestra, ‘Don’t Bring Me Down’ – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Electric Light Orchestra's 1979 smash 'Don't Bring Me Down' may just be Jeff Lynne's most concise and representative musical statement.

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Tom Petty, ELO Songs Highlight ‘Larry Crowne’ Soundtrack

The soundtrack to the upcoming movie 'Larry Crowne' features a handful of cuts from classic rockers Tom Petty and Electric Light Orchestra.

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