Monday, 28 May 2018

The First Time With... Series 12 - 2. Jeff Lynne

THE FIRST TIME WITH... SERIES 12 - 2. JEFF LYNNE (320kbs-m4a/130mb/56mins)
BBC Radio 6 Music broadcast: 24th February 2018


Jeff Lynne shares his musical milestones with Matt Everitt in a programme first broadcast soon before his appearance with ELO at Glastonbury in 2016.

He is an enormously respected and loved producer as well as musician. He was a member of Birmingham 60s pop heroes the Move and he masterminded the million-selling Electric Light Orchestra. He's also worked as a producer with the likes of Brian Wilson, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and the Beatles.

Jeff talks about his earliest musical loves and the start of a lifetime obsessed with music production, creating the early ELO records, their world conquering 1977 album Out of the Blue and the recording of Mr. Blue Sky. He also chats about producing the aforementioned musical legends and his role in the most super supergroup of all time the Travelling Wilburys. He also recalls his Hyde Park comeback show in 2014, playing to an audience of 50,000.

Electric Light Orchestra - Don't Bring Me Down [Epic]
Electric Light Orchestra - Turn To Stone [Dino]
Juanita Hall - Bali Hai [RCA]
Roy Orbison - Only The Lonely [Global]
Del Shannon - Runaway [Dino]
Del Shannon - Little Town Flirt [Charly]
The Nightriders - It's Only The Dog
Electric Light Orchestra - 10538 Overture [Epic]
Electric Light Orchestra - Mr Blue Sky [Epic]
Electric Light Orchestra - Sweet Talkin' Woman [Epic]
Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman [Dino]
Marvin Gaye - Mercy Mercy Me [Motown]
George Harrison - When We Was Fab [Dark Horse]
The Traveling Wilburys - Handle With Care [Wilbury]
Tom Petty - Free Fallin' [MCA]
The Beatles - Free As A Bird [EMI]
Electric Light Orchestra - All Over The World (Live At Hyde Park)
Jeff Lynne - She [Frontiers]

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