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Sir Paul Mccartney Says Elo's Jeff Lynne Convinced Him To Get Ringo Starr On Flaming Pie

Sir Paul McCartney says Jeff Lynne convinced him to ask Sir Ringo Starr to appear on 'Flaming Pie'.The Beatles legend collaborated with his former bandmate on his 1997 solo album after the Electric Light Orchestra...

Jeff Lynne Vowed To Record New Music After Amazing Hyde Park Gig

Since breaking up ELO over a decade ago, Lynne has concentrated on producing for other artists, but he was so stoked by the turn-out for the band's Hyde Park gig, he decided to...

Jeff Lynne Announces Christmas Treat For Elo Fans

All Alone in the Universe, ELO's first studio album since 2001's Zoom, will be released just in time for Christmas (25Dec15). Lynne is offering up the project's lead single, When I Was...

Elo Star Jeff Lynne To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

The British rocker's fellow former Wilbury Tom Petty and Eagles star Joe Walsh will be at the Los Angeles ceremony to salute Lynne when he unveils his latest accolade on 23 April (15)...

Ed Sheeran To Join Elo At The Grammys

Ed Sheeran will team up with Electric Light Orchestra leader Jeff Lynne for a hits medley at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night (08Feb15).The get together will be one of many collaborations set to hit...

Jeff Lynne Triumphs At Elo Comeback Gig

Jeff Lynne is getting ready to recharge his Electric Light Orchestra after the band returned to the U.K. stage for the first time in 28 years on Sunday night (14Sep14).Elo headlined BBC Radio 2's Festival...

Jeff Lynne & Laura Mvula Receive Honorary Degrees In Hometown

Electric Light Orchestra star Jeff Lynne and singer/songwriter Laura Mvula have been handed honorary degrees at Birmingham City University in England.Mvula, a former graduate of the university, and the 66-year-old Birmingham native were both named...

David O. Russell Still Can't Believe He Landed Lost Elo Tracks For Movie

Director David O. Russell tracked down Electric Light Orchestra leader Jeff Lynne while he was dreaming up the soundtrack for his 1970s-era movie American Hustle and asked him to part with a handful of unreleased...

Jeff Lynne Marks Elo Anniversary With New Material

Rock legend Jeff Lynne is marking Electric Light Orchestra's 40th anniversary by releasing new material.The band is celebrating the milestone on Tuesday (23Apr13) by unveiling a new album called Electric Light Orchestra Live, which features...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney & Ringo Starr Sign Up For Sandy Relief Album

Former Beatles stars Sir Paul Mccartney and Ringo Starr are among the musicians who have donated songs for a new Hurricane Sandy benefit album.The music icons will feature on the new Songs For Sandy compilation,...

A Week In Music Featuring: Coldplay, Elo, Hot Chip, Hot Chip And Much More!

Coldplay live CD/DVD CoverAlbums of Note... Coldplay’s Live 2012 album shows a band far more at ease with themselves than their previous live release, from 2003. The Live 2012 package includes both blu-ray and CD....

Review Of The Year

It's been an incredible year in the world of showbiz, with the usual headline-grabbing antics, scandal, sleaze, celebrity births, star weddings, and bitter break-ups. Here, WENN takes a look back at the final six months...

Founding Member Of Elo Killed In Freak Accident

MIKE EDWARDS, a founding member of the band ELO, has been killed in a freak road accident. Edwards - who was the cellist in the British rock band between 1972 and 1975 - died when...

Weller & Foxton Team Up On New Album

THE JAM stars PAUL WELLER and BRUCE FOXTON have reteamed to record new material after falling out over royalties.The ex-bandmates haven't recorded together since The Jam split in 1982 and Weller admits it took the...

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