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Justin Hayward delivers spirited show in Chicago

Posted on 11/21/2014

NWITimes.com The intimate atmosphere of Chicago’s City Winery proved the perfect venue for Moody Blues guitarist and songwriter Justin Hayward to make musical magic. Hayward performed to full houses during three shows Monday and Tuesday at the supper-club like theater. During the 10 p.m. Monday show, Hayward was in stellar form as he offered a…

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Moody Blues Legend Justin Hayward Soars in Solo Tour

Posted on 11/14/2014

Parade.com by: Nancy Berk What do you wear when you’re asked to go backstage and meet a rock legend? I’m not sure, but until last weekend, I’d never had the privilege of worrying about that. Of course, as my luck would have it, this rock star moment happened in mid-life which meant I was bringing…

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A conversation with Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues

Posted on 11/10/2014

OnMilwaukee.com By Matt Mueller One of Justin Hayward’s earliest memories of being in America with The Moody Blues comes courtesy of the Midwest. And unsurprisingly, it’s a chilly one. “We were due to do a show over in Minneapolis – the first show – and the gear didn’t turn up,” Hayward recalled. “So we started…

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My 1955 Martin D28

Posted on 11/08/2014

In the nineteen sixties, when we toured the USA, because all groups and singers were cheap for promoters ( we were told concerts were just about promoting records) there were always a number of acts on the bill each night. We made lots of friends that way, and got to hear lots of truly great…

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An Update From Justin…

Posted on 10/31/2014

‘I am absolutely loving this tour. The three of us are playing tighter, and better every night. It’s very different from a Moodies tour, (which I also love) but out here I can savour every note clearly, and my acoustic guitars are sounding gorgeous – just like they do at home, and just like they…

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Justin Hayward: Still giving the people what they want

Posted on 10/31/2014

Examiner.com When Justin Hayward heads into New York City for his Saturday night gig at The Concert Hall, it’s not just another show. No show in the Big Apple ever is. “I have to admit that it is equal to a London date, I suppose,” he said. “It’s every musician’s dream and ambition to play…

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Casinos: Rocker Justin Hayward is Hall-worthy

Posted on 10/31/2014

courierpostonline.com The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has become more than just a popular tourist attraction in a city that has a paucity of such places. It’s also become a lightning rod for criticism of the process that chooses and selects its annual list of nominees. On the strength of their career…

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How Justin Hayward and the Moody Blues made their biggest hit

Posted on 10/31/2014

AtlanticCityWeekly.com Just on the strength of their career statistics, the Moody Blues — now in their 50th year of existence — should have long since been enshrined in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Modern music’s original cosmic cowboys, they’ve recorded 23 studio and live albums, 18 of which went platinum or gold. They’ve…

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Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward: ‘Everything we do is crystal’

Posted on 10/23/2014

The singer-guitarist will perform band hits, solo work at Parker Playhouse. By Nick Sortal, SouthFlorida.com Justin Hayward still loves touring with the Moody Blues. But he’s equally enthralled with performing on his own. “I get withdrawal symptoms when I’m not going out there,” says Hayward, 68. “I feel a duty to these songs to deliver…

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Classic tracks: Justin Hayward talks Nights In White Satin

Posted on 10/22/2014

Musicradar.com “It’s a song that never seems to go away,” says The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward of the band’s pop/proto-prog orchestral masterpiece and perennial hit Nights In White Satin. “It was a slow build, and of course, it was released a few times, but once it took hold, it did so in a really big…

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