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JUSTIN HAYWARD ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2015 NORTHEAST TOUR DATES

Posted on 04/22/2015

Justin Hayward, esteemed vocalist, lead guitarist, and composer of the Moody Blues, will embark on a northeast solo tour of North America this August, following a UK run in July. “We are so looking forward to this tour,” exclaims Hayward. “Julie Ragins [keyboardist/background vocalist], Mike Dawes [acoustic guitar], and I have been overwhelmed by the…

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Justin Talks with BBC’s Radio Johnnie Walker’s Sound of the 70’s

Posted on 04/20/2015

BBC.co.uk Moody Blues singer and guitarist Justin Hayward joins Johnnie for a chat about the bands classic hits including Nights in White Satin which was re-released in late 1972. Justin talks about how the song still moves him to tears and how the band created their famous sound with the Mellotron keyboard. Also on the…

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Justin Hayward Recalls the Incredible ’80s-Era Rebirth of the Moody Blues

Posted on 04/12/2015

UltimateClassicRock.com The Moody Blues had already pulled off a successful second act when the ’80s heralded a third. First came a late-’60s reshuffling, after the initial success of their single “Go Now,” which charted at No. 1 in the U.K. and at No. 10 in the U.S. in 1965. The Moody Blues returned with guitarist/vocalist…

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Moody Blues Making Music On The Other Side Of Life

Posted on 03/25/2015

LongIslandWeekly.com F. Scott Fitzgerald once famously said that there are no second acts. Apparently, the erstwhile Great Gatsby author never crossed paths with The Moody Blues, who are currently touring and playing long after their 1964 founding. Emerging out of Swinging London in the late ‘60s, the fivesome were known for recording symphonic conceptual albums…

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Justin Hayward recalls the single that reignited the band’s career

Posted on 03/23/2015

prog.teamrock.com Justin Hayward recalls the single that reignited the band’s career in the 80s and was originally called Fat Arthur! The inside story of classic prog hit singles The Voice b/w 22,000 Days (Threshold, 1981) Highest UK Chart Position: Did not chart (No. 15 in America) This was the second single to be released from…

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Justin on BBC Radio Devon with Judi Spiers

Posted on 03/17/2015

Be sure to listen to the broadcast of Judi Spiers’ show on BBC Radio Devon as she speaks with Justin Hayward about his solo record and tour.  Justin’s interview begins about 1:10:35. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.


Justin Hayward Talks with BBC Radio Wales – Listen to the interview

Posted on 03/17/2015

Justin Hayward spoke with Alan Thompson on BBC Radio Wales which originally was broadcast on March 15th. Alan explores Justin Hayward’s new album and celebrates the seventieth birthday of guitarist Eric Clapton. Justin’s segment begins at about 21:38. LISTEN HERE.


Justin Talks PBS Package, Solo Albums and The Moody Blues

Posted on 03/13/2015

GuitarWorld.com Justin Hayward—whose career has spanned a staggering 50 years—has played a huge role in modern music history. Whether it’s his tasteful guitar playing with the Moody Blues or as a solo artist, or his endless catalog of classic songs—including “Nights in White Satin” and “Question”—Hayward is a true living legend. Hayward recently assembled a…

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Photos from the Orchestra Sessions on Spirits Of The Western Sky

Posted on 03/05/2015

These photo’s  were taken during the orchestra sessions for ‘One Day, Someday’ and ‘The Eastern Sun’ on my ‘Spirits Of The western Sky’ album. Ann Dudley did the orchestral arrangements after I had made the basic tracks and it was a three hour session at Angel studios. Ann and I had planned the session carefully…

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PBS Announces “Justin Hayward’s Ultimate DVD Collection”

Posted on 02/13/2015

Justin Hayward’s “Spirits…Live” PBS television show is just around the corner. As the producer of the show, I can tell you it is AWESOME! Justin has assembled a collection of five DVD’s, called “The Ultimate Collection”, that will be yours when you pledge to PBS. Included here are Justin’s two newest DVD’s “Watching and Waiting”…

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