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The Doobie Brothers Vs. ELO – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame, Round One

Doobie Brothers vs. ELO

Both bands started in one place and ended up someplace different. And both bands made their mark on classic rock by piling on hit after hit in the '70s. This month, the Doobie Brothers take on Electric Light Orchestra in an epic battle that may take one of them all the way to the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.

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Jeff Lynne and ELO to Release Three Albums in 2013

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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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Top 10 Electric Light Orchestra Songs

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When Jeff Lynne joined Roy Wood's British band the Move in 1970, it was with the condition that the group blend their basic rock moves with classical music, in a nod to 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.' After recording two final albums wi

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Farmers Cleared of Wrongdoing in ELO Cellist’s Death

Michael Edwards Electric Light Orchestra
Michael Ochs Archives

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

Jeff Lynne
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

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

Strange Rock Deaths

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. Upon departing ELO, the eccentric musician became a

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

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

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

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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

Jeff Lynne
Martyn Atkins

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

Jack and White's Brooke White
YouTube

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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