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Justin Hayward Discusses Favorite Album and More

Posted on 02/23/2014

1. What is your favorite album of all time and why? A. The Buddy Holly Story Vol 2 Because it contains the recordings that have meant the most to me since I was around 12 years old. Every song touched me. Although I owned records of Buddy and the Crickets before Buddy died, this album…

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My Fender Telecaster

Posted on 02/14/2014

At the end of the summer of 1966 I was so broke that I had to move back from London to Swindon to stay with my parents for a few weeks. The only thing I had of any value was my original 1963 Gibson ES335 and to make ends meet I had to sell it….

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A Happy New Year Message From Justin

Posted on 01/04/2014

Every good wish for the New Year…one that is filled with good health, happiness, and love. Hooray! I’m looking forward to getting back out on the road with the Moodies in the Spring, and then on to my solo tour in May. I love and appreciate sharing the music with you all, and there’s no better…

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New Q&A With Justin

Posted on 12/30/2013

  Here’s the latest Q&A with Justin. 1. Do you have a favorite ‘traditional’ holiday meal and/or dessert? I like the usual English traditional Christmas dishes that have been the same since I was a child – roast turkey, Brussels sprouts, roast potatoes, followed by Christmas pudding. 2. When you visit with family and friends…

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It Was Good To Be King

Posted on 12/30/2013

It was good to be King. Yes, I was King for a year last year. I was elected King of the Society of Distinguished Songwriters (SODS for short) in December 2012, and being King meant that 2013 was even more of a whirlwind than I was expecting – and I loved every moment of it. …

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The Moody Blues Announce 2014 US Spring Tour with Select Dates in May and September

Posted on 12/11/2013

Rock legends The Moody Blues announced today their upcoming spring 2014 tour that will hit the U.S. on March 5 through March 31;  followed by a “Moody Blues Cruise,” and several dates in May and in September.  The spring tour ties in with the recent release of their 17 and 4-CD box sets “Timeless Flight,”…

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Conversations with The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward

Posted on 12/11/2013

Huffingtonpost.com A Conversation with Justin Hayward Mike Ragogna: Justin! What is all this about a Moody Blues Cruise? Justin Hayward: Well, it was an idea put to us a couple of years ago by the promoters who do that stuff. They’d done some dance music cruises and metal cruises and I think that they put…

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Justin Hayward à Monaco et à Genes

Posted on 12/10/2013

Here’s a video interview that Justin Hayward did with France 3 back in 2004. Here is an excerpt from Justin’s newsletter from December 2004 discussing this interview: December, 2004 “So much has happened in my life and professionally in the last few months since the show in Monaco. Because of the buzz around the Monaco…

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Justin Hayward Checks In From The Road

Posted on 10/21/2013

Hi All, Just a quick check in from the road… The tour out here is going very well.  We’re happy to be playing so many dates and seeing so many dedicated wonderful Moodies people.  They really support and strengthen us. The set list, through all it’s recent changes, has been great and ‘deep’ , and…

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Justin Hayward Answers Your Questions

Posted on 10/15/2013

Justin answers your latest questions… 1. In a BBC2 radio broadcast last April, you refer to a time “a few years back” when you met Australia’s Tina Arena to consider doing some work together. As she recorded a beautiful version of Nights for release in 2008, did this coincide with the time frame of that…

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