A founding member of The Move and Electric Light Orchestra, Jeff Lynne turns 70 …

Written by on December 31, 2017


A founding member of The Move and Electric Light Orchestra, Jeff Lynne turns 70 years old today. Jeff was the sole constant member of Electric Light Orchestra. He was later a co-founder and member of the Traveling Wilburys together with George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, and Tom Petty. Jeff produced recordings for artists such as The Beatles, Brian Wilson, Roy Orbison, Dave Edmunds, Del Shannon and Tom Petty. He has co-written songs with Petty and also with George Harrison, whose 1987 album Cloud Nine was co-produced by Lynne and Harrison. Some of his better known hits as “Livin’ Thing”, “Evil Woman”, “Turn to Stone”, “Do Ya”, “Xanadu”, “Strange Magic”, “Sweet Talkin’ Woman”, “Telephone Line”, “Shine a Little Love”, “Mr. Blue Sky”, “Hold on Tight”, “All Over the World”, “Free Fallin'”, and “Don’t Bring Me Down”.

With all that said, do you have a favorite song that Jeff did?

Happy Birthday Jeff!!




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