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Jeff Lynne

Born: 1947 AD
Currently alive, at 70 years of age.
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1947 – Born on the 30th of December at Shard End, Birmingham, England.

 

 

1963 – He formed a band together with Robert Reader and David Walsh. They were originally named

             "The Rockin’ Hellcats", then  eventually  changed to  "Andicaps".

 

1967- Lynne began as the frontman of a group called the Idle Race. 

 

1970 – He accepted the offer of his friend Roy Wood to joined the band "The Move".

 

1972- Jeff starts Electric Light Orchestra aka ELO

 

1974- Eldorado yielding their first U.S. Top Ten, the lovely "Can’t Get It Out of My Head

 

1975- Face the Music went gold, generating the hits "Evil Woman" and "Strange Magic," while the follow-up,

A New World Record, sold five million copies internationally thanks to standouts like "Telephone Line" and "Livin’ Thing."

 

1977 – He released the songs  "Doing", "that Crazy Thing" and "Going Down to Rio".

 

1986- ELO disbanded

 

1989-90-  Traveling Wilburys 

 

1989 – He co-produced the acclaimed album "Full Moon Fever" by Tom Petty

 

1992 – He co-wrote and produced the album "Into The Great Wide Open" by Tom Petty         

 – He produced the album "King of Hearts" by Roy Orbison.

 

1994 – He has  produced records individually for George Harrison, Ringo Star and worked on Paul

            McCartney’s album "Flaming Pie".

 

1996 – He was awarded "Ivor Novello Award" for outstanding contributions to British Music.

 

2006 – He produced Tom Petty’s solo third album "Highway Companion".          

 

– He won the Q Icon Award at the 2006 Q Awards.

 

 

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