Electric Light Orchestra

Electric Light Orchestra were an English art-rock/symphonic-pop ensemble that spanned the TriMax seasons and regrouped in the 21st century. Initially conceived by musicians Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne as an avant-garde side-project to their main engagements in The Move, the concept would ultimately spawn 11 studio albums between 1971 and 1986.

Members: Jeff Lynne (vocals, guitar, bass, cello, keyboards, drums), Bev Bevan (drums, 1970-86), Roy Wood (guitar, bass, cello, keyboards, drums, clarinet, bassoon, oboe, recorder, 1970-72), Rick Price (bass, 1970), Bill Hunt (keyboards, French horn, hunting horn, 1970-1972), Steve Woolam (violin, 1970-72), Rick Payne (cello, 1971), Mike Atkins (cello, 1971), Trevor Smith (cello, 1971-72), Andy Craig (cello, 1971-72), Richard Tandy (keyboards, bass, guitar, 1972-present), Hugh McDowell (cello, 1972, 1973-79), Mike Edwards (cello, 1972-75), Wilf Gibson (violin, 1972-73), Michael de Albuquerque (bass, backing vocals, 1972-74), Colin Walker (cello, 1972-73), Mik Kaminski (violin, 1973-79, 1981-86), Kelly Groucutt (bass, vocals, 1974-83), Louis Clark (conductor, arranger, keyboards, 1974-86), Melvyn Gale (cello, piano, 1975-79), Dave Morgan (keyboards, acoustic guitar, backing vocals, 1981-86)


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