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
Album
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 the English prog 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.
Featuring The Moody Blues & Diana Ross
  –  March 24, 2018
Two hours of handpicked classics from the past five decades featuring 2 songs of the vinyl LP ‘Seventh Sojourn’ by The Moody Blues, a rundown of the music birthdays including a track from Diana Ross, Buddy Holly & The Everly Brothers are in ‘Rock ...
How the Moody Blues only became good once they realised they were crap
  –  March 22, 2018
the honour bestowed annually upon those the US music business deems the most significant artists of all. The Moody Blues had been a moderately successful group — everyone who has ever listened to an oldies radio station knows their version of ‘Go Now ...
Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues is coming to Norwich
  –  March 14, 2018
“I’m bringing my ‘song writing’ guitars from home on the road with me, so the gigs will have the feel and sound of my music room along with the ... As the driving force behind The Moody Blues, Justin penned classics like Nights in White Satin ...
The Moody Blues co-founder Ray Thomas dies at 76 before Rock Hall induction
  –  January 8, 2018
The Moody Blues co-founder Ray Thomas is dead at age 76, his music label announced Sunday. Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records said Thomas, who was a flautist and vocalist for the British prog rock group, died Thursday at his home in Surrey, near London.
British rocker Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues dead at 76
  –  January 8, 2018
Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died suddenly ...
Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 8, 2018
LONDON, ENGLAND -- 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 ...
Ray Thomas, founding member of The Moody Blues, passes away aged 76
  –  January 8, 2018
London: Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died ...
Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 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, dead at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
LONDON (AP) - Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died ...
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 ...
Ray Thomas of British rockers The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
LONDON — Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died ...
Ray Thomas of British rockers The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
LONDON — Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died ...
Ray Thomas of The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
LONDON (AP) — Ray Thomas, flautist and vocalist for British rock group The Moody Blues, has died. He was 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 ...
Ray Thomas of rockers The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died suddenly ...
Ray Thomas, of British band The Moody Blues, dies at age 76
  –  January 7, 2018
Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died suddenly ...
Ray Thomas of British rockers The Moody Blues dies at 76
  –  January 7, 2018
LONDON — Ray Thomas, a founding member of British rock group The Moody Blues, has died at 76, months before the band is due to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His music label, Esoteric Recordings/Cherry Red Records, said Thomas died ...

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