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Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) were a British rock group from Birmingham, England, who released eleven studio albums between 1971 and 1986 and another album in 2001. ELO were formed to accommodate Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne's desire to create modern rock and pop songs with classical overtones. After Wood's departure following the band's debut record, Lynne wrote and arranged all of the group's original compositions and produced every album.Despite early singles success in the United Kingdom, the band were initially more successful in the United States, billed as "The English guys with the big fiddles". They gained a cult following despite lukewarm reviews back in their native United Kingdom. By the mid-1970s, they had become one of the biggest-selling acts in music. From 1972 to 1986, ELO accumulated 27 Top-40 hit singles in both the UK and the US, with 20 Top 20 UK singles and 15 Top-20 US singles (as charted by Billboard magazine). The band also holds the record for having the most Billboard Hot 100 Top 40 hits, 20, of any group in US chart history without ever having a number one single.ELO collected 19 CRIA, 21 RIAA and 38 BPI awards, and sold over 50 million records worldwide during the group's original 13 year period of active recording and touring.

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Don't Bring Me Down

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Electric Light Orchestra - Mr. Blue Sky

Mr. Blue Sky

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Electric Light Orchestra - Last Train To London

Last Train To London

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Electric Light Orchestra - Shine A Little Love

Shine A Little Love

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Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman

Evil Woman

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Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven

Roll Over Beethoven

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Electric Light Orchestra - Showdown

Showdown

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Electric Light Orchestra - Rock And Roll Is King

Rock And Roll Is King

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Electric Light Orchestra - Sweet Talkin' Woman

Sweet Talkin' Woman

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Telephone Line

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Strange Magic

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All Over The World

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