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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 10:33 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Anyone likes them? They're my second favorite band and I'm just curious if there are more "fans" of them around here... :)

Also, if anyone has some live material of theirs, drop me a line at guyk@-REMOVE-ohel-shem.com (remove the "-REMOVE-" part, it's anti spam ;), I'm sure we can work out an ELO for Queen trade :)


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 15:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

One of my faves, though I'm not a huge fan or anything the way I am with Queen.

I love Xanadu too. On an ELO boxed set is a version of Xanadu performed by them alone, without Olivia. It's pretty cool.

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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 15:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I love ELO...my second favorite band.

(And I LOVE the version of Xanadu with Jeff Lynne singing!)


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 15:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ELO is cool by me, buddy.

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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 15:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah there pretty cool :) My fav's Mr Blue Sky


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 15:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ELO is cool. :) I like a few of their songs and for Christmas this year I got a 3 CD box set so I hope to get more into them soon, any suggestions on what to listen to first? The box set is called: Flashback.


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 16:14 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

ELO... Not bad... Not baaaaaaaad at all. ;)


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 16:24 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's this one, "Flashback"

http://www.cduniverse.com/productinfo.asp?pid=1140907&cart=176581265&style=music

I think 'Livin' Thing' is my favorite. And I must say, ELO gets grand prize for one of the worst edit jobs ever with "Sweet Talkin' Woman"
and I don't mean editing for the single.. the original version is horribly edited together. It drives me batty.


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 17:46 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 19:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Blinded by the Light!
Wrapped up like a douche like a loner in the night!
Blinded by the Liiiiight!

;):P

Love that song :D

I LOVE the Xanadu film!

I'm Aliiiiiiiveeee
I'm Alive :D


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 20:09 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Oh right! My mistake! Its odd though, that song reminds me of ELO :))

Wait!

EDIT: I think its

Don't bring me downnnnnnnnn

NO NO NO NO

Oooohh ooh!

Is that by ELO?

She said lamama lamama Rock and Roll is King

She saaaaaaid

Fuck! I dont know shite about music :)) :P


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Posted: 12 Feb 04, 23:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, "Don't Bring Me Down" & "Rock 'N' Roll Is King" are theirs :)

"Mr. Blue Sky" is my favorite song, but the Xanadu soundtrack is awesome (especially "Xanadu" & "All Over The World") :)


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Posted: 13 Feb 04, 23:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Fire on High (agony of defeat Wide World of Sports theme song many years ago) is a classic. Unfortunately it is not on their Strange Magic 2 CD set I got for x-mas ;(


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 01:03 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

dont bring me down, down down down
snake in the grass a classic line


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 10:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

'Turn To Stone' is my favorite ELO song.

I also like 'Fire On High'. Too bad is not included on any of their compilations.


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 11:00 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm not a "fan" but they're good!


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 12:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

In the words of Ringo Starr, ELO split up because they ran out of Beatles songs to copy.

;-)

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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 14:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I can't say I've heard all of the Beatles' songs, nor ELO's, but the ones I have aren't even close to being similar.

I've never heard Fire On High, but I'll check it out! :)


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 14:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I do think that a few of the early ELO songs sounded "Beatle-ish". After the first couple albums though, it seemed to diminish. But on the album "Zoom" that was released in 2001, I did hear a distinct nod to the Beatles again on a few songs. George Harrison once commented...that if the Beatles would have remained together as a band, they would have evolved to an ELO type sound.


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Posted: 14 Feb 04, 14:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That's kind of odd to think about..."BLO"?


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