ELO Out Of The Blue Album Cover 1977

ELO (Electric Light Orchestra)


Classic Years:

Classic 1970s Line-Up:
Jeff Lynne (vocals, guitar), Kelly Groucutt (bass, vocals), Richard Tandy (piano, keyboards), Bev Bevan (drums), Mik Kaminski (violin), Hugh McDowell (cello), Melvyn Gale (cello)

Other 1970s Band Members/Players:
Roy Wood (vocals, various instruments), Mike Edwards (cello), Wilfred Gibson (violin), Colin Walker (cello), Mike de Albuquerque (bass), Louis Clark (arranging, conducting)

1970s Albums:
The Electric Light Orchestra (1971), ELO 2 (1973), On the Third Day (1973), Eldorado, A Symphony (1974), Face the Music (1975), A New World Record (1976), Out of the Blue (1977), Discovery (1979)

1970s Hits:
“Can’t Get It Out of My Head” (1974), “Evil Woman” (1975), “Strange Magic” (1976), “Turn to Stone” (1977), “Don’t Bring Me Down” (1979)

Cherry Stereo‘s Album Picks:
Out of the Blue

Cherry Stereo‘s Recommended Tracks:
“Telephone Line” (1976), “Mr. Blue Sky” (1977), “Wishing” (1979)

Interesting Fact:
ELO have had more Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, without hitting number one, than any group in US chart history.

Official Site:

More ELO at Cherry Stereo :
Playback!: ELO, ‘Livin’ Thing’ (1977)

Disco Lab: Electric Light Orchestra – ‘Shine A Little Love’ (1979)

Playback!: ELO, ‘Last Train To London’ (1979)