I Adore Electric Light Orchestra

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    The Change From Night To Day Is Really Only Hours...

    I first heard "Telephone Line" in an Adam Sandler movie...maybe The Waterboy...and I had to know who sang that song. Luckily, I was flipping through my parents' vinyl and found ELO's Greatest Hits with "Telephone Line" on it. I was instantly hooked. In my mind, "Out of The Blue...
    sparkledust sparkledust
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Mar 14, 2010

    When I Got Hooked On Elo

    I have loved ELO music since I heard their excellent version of Roll Over Beethoven in 1973.  Jeff Lynne is peerless as a composer, writer, arranger, producer and performer.  Their music has been a constant "companion" in my life since I purchased "...
    dagoalie dagoalie
    1 Response May 21, 2009

    I Admire Jeff

    In 1979 I accidentally was given ELO's "Discovery" by my parents.Since then I've been caught by the music of Jeff Lynne.What a lovely and dreamy music,that I have never heard before.Classic instruments met Rockmusic to create wonderful tunes,that "I can't get it out of my...
    flady flady
    41-45, M
    Mar 7, 2010

    From Elo Inspired

    I collected all from Jeff since I was 12. And I began to love Songs that sound like ELO as "Thank You for being a Friend" from Andrew Gold, some Tracks from the Lighthouse Family and "Honest Men" from Eric Troyer, ELO part 2. With the Time I started to make...
    Pwaraab Pwaraab
    36-40, M
    Oct 31, 2009

    Happy Now!

    Listening to Mister Blue Sky right now. making me all happy inside. makes me feel I can do and accomplish anything I want to. No fears right now. Going to keep listening to them. Be all confindent. YES!!
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    Jan 9, 2011


    every time i hear Mr Blue Sky it cheers me up instantly
    gorgor gorgor
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 12, 2012

    Fire On High

    I love ELO but they really had a great song in "fire" I love backwards music and horror movies so of course i thought it had a great sound. And when you play the backwards part backwards it is a mans haunting voice...saying" the music is reversible..turn back! turn...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 20, 2009

    They Just Make Me Smile

    Simple awesomeness.
    TheBlimey TheBlimey
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 30, 2008


    I saw ELO play in San Francisco in the late 70s. I'd forgotten what a great group they were.  Now I need to go get their albums on CD.
    deleted deleted
    Sep 3, 2009

    Telephone Line

    I love the happiness in ELO music.  It is just sooo damn perky.  My favorite song is "Telephone Line", a close second being "I'm Alive".  One of the things that made me consider dating my husband was the fact that he not only knew who ELO was...
    Krypton Krypton
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Nov 30, 2008
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