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Who The Moody Blues were — or who they became — made the band one of music’s most imaginative ensembles. John Lodge looks back on the album that changed it all.
Initially released in November 1967, The Moody Blues’ groundbreaking “Days of Future Passed” concept album blended rock music with classical instrumentation.
Yes is one of the many Progressive Rock groups ignored by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Moody Blues will launch their 2011 U.S. tour nationwide kicking off on April 27, 2011 at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre in New Orleans and will continue through June 11.
Perhaps one of the most overlooked and underrated masterpieces in the annals of rock history is the Moody Blues “Days of Future Passed”.
Justin Hayward focuses on the Moodys’ music and fans
Switzerland’s Patrick Moraz has spent more than 40 years making magic on keyboard instruments, whether on grand piano, Moog synthesizer, or Hammond organ, the classically trained Moraz is adept at comping jazz chords or blasting thunderous rock riffs.
When The Moody Blues started out in the mid-1960s, they played raucous, rough-and-tumble American R&B and blues covers, much as their British Invasion contemporaries did. What changed them into a progressive-rock superpower that flew to heaven on wings of lush instrumental beauty, psychedelic effects and artfully rendered, folk-inspired songs full of heart and intelligence?
The influential U.K. progressive/psychedelic trio Fire is back with a live reworking of its ambitious musical fairy tale, ‘The Magic Shoemaker.’