The Moody Blues

The Moody Blues

 

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The Moody Blues are an English rock band formed in Birmingham, England in 1964. They first came to prominence playing rhythm and blues music, but their second album, Days of Future Passed, which was released in 1967, was a fusion of rock with classical music and established them as pioneers in the development of art rock and progressive rock.[2][7] It has been described as a "landmark" and "one of the first successful concept albums".[2]

The band became known internationally with singles including "Go Now", "Nights in White Satin", "Tuesday Afternoon", and "Question". They have been awarded 18 platinum and gold discs. The Moody Blues have sold 70 million albums worldwide.[8] They will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018.

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Nights In White Satin
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Nights In White Satin is an album by musical group The Moody Blues, released on May 19, 2017.
The Ultimate Collection
Album
The Ultimate Collection is an album by musical group The Moody Blues, released on April 21, 2017.
Nights in White Satin
 
"Nights in White Satin" is a 1967 single by the Moody Blues, written and composed by Justin Hayward and first featured as the segment "The Night" on the album Days of Future Passed.
Days of Future Passed
 
Days of Future Passed is the second album and first concept album by English rock band The Moody Blues, released in November 1967 by Deram Records.With its fusion of orchestral and rock elements, it has been cited as one of the first examples of progressive rock.

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The Moody Blues founding member Ray Thomas has died, aged 76
  –  January 7, 2018
The musician released two solo albums in the 1970s – ‘From Mighty Oaks’, and ‘Hopes, Wishes And Dreams’. He retired from The Moody Blues in 2002 due to health issues, but continued to make music. Fans have begun to pay tribute to Thomas online.
Musician Ray Thomas, one of the founding members of The Moody Blues band, has passed away aged 76
  –  January 7, 2018
Ray Thomas, one of the founding members of The Moody Blues, has passed away aged 76. Thomas played the flute and did backing vocals for the band, and also released two solo albums in the 1970s. He retired as an active member due to health issues back in 2002.
Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 8, 2018
LONDON (AP) — Ray Thomas, flautist and vocalist for British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, says Thomas died suddenly Thursday at his home in Surrey, near London. No cause of death was ...
Ray Thomas, Founding Member of the Moody Blues, Dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
Ray Thomas, a founding member of the British rock group the Moody Blues, died on Thursday at his home in Surrey, south of London, months before the band is to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. He was 76. His music label, Esoteric Recordings ...
The Moody Blues founding member Ray Thomas has died, aged 76
  –  January 7, 2018
He retired from The Moody Blues in 2002 due to health issues, but continued to make music. Fans have begun to pay tribute to Thomas online. One called him a “songwriting genius and the greatest rock flautist ever”, while another wrote: “The sad loss ...
R.I.P. Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues 1941-2018
  –  January 7, 2018
when Warwick retired from music and Laine left the group, they effectively disbanded. In November 1966, a second version of the Moody Blues formed with the addition of Lodge and Justin Hayward and the head of Decca Records charged them with recording a ...
The Moody Blues Embark On Fan Cruise From Miami To Mexico
  –  January 2, 2018
The Moody Blues’ singer/guitarist Justin Hayward told ABC Radio that he's really looking forward to the cruise. "It's always a great thing," he said, "where people get together and enjoy the music and celebrate the music." After the cruise, The Moody ...
Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues lead Rock Hall 2018 class
  –  December 14, 2017
Rock Hall voters have recently opened their hearts to progressive rockers, which benefited “Nights in White Satin” singers The Moody Blues. English rockers Dire Straits, which includes brothers Mark and David Knopfler, blended blues into their music.
2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone
  –  December 13, 2017
Both were on the ballot for the first time this year as was The Moody Blues band. This sextet was culled from a list of nominees released in mid October. To decide the inductees, ballots were sent to more than 800 music industry insiders around the world.
Bon Jovi, Nina Simone, The Moody Blues highlight 2018 Rock Hall of Fame class
  –  December 13, 2017
Rock Hall voters have recently opened their hearts to progressive rockers, which benefited "Nights in White Satin" singers The Moody Blues. English rockers Dire Straits, which includes brothers Mark and David Knopfler, blended blues into their music.
About The Moody Blues: Days Of Future Passed Live
  –  November 20, 2017
GREAT PERFORMANCES captures The Moody Blues in performance ... Live is an EAGLE ROCK FILMS Production for Eagle Rock Entertainment and Threshold Music. The Moody Blues: Days of Future Passed Live is directed by David Barnard. Producer is Jeremy Azis.

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