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Rock legend Justin Hayward on The Moody Blues Cruise II: Sail of the century

Posted on 03/18/2014

Examiner.com For over 40 years a certain legendary group has been steadfastly maintaining that they’re just singers in a rock and roll band. But having been uplifted, inspired and edified by their insightful musical tales of love, compassion and peace, The Moody Blues’ millions of worldwide followers know otherwise. The world renowned band will give a few thousand of…

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The Moody Blues at 50: ‘I never even thought about seeing next month’

Posted on 03/18/2014

By Melissa Ruggieri The Atlanta Journal-Constitution In May, the Moody Blues turn 50. Even more incredible is that the core touring trio of singer/guitarist Justin Hayward, drummer Graeme Edge and bassist John Lodge has been intact nearly as long as well (Edge is an original; the others have been with the group for 48 years). Their…

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Days of SQ Surpassed: The Timeless Flight of Justin Hayward and The Moody Blues

Posted on 03/12/2014

Soundbard.com “I didn’t have the courage to go back to any of the masters and try to recreate those beautiful, real echoes,” says Justin Hayward of The Moody Blues about the surround-sound mixes he supervised for six of The Moodies’ “Classic Seven” albums: Days of Future Passed, On the Threshold of a Dream, To Our Children’s Children’s Children, A Question of Balance, Every Good Boy…

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Justin Hayward on WMGK – Listen Now

Posted on 02/25/2014

Justin Hayward is just a singer in a rock and roll band, but it happens to be a very popular one. The Moody Blues are that group, and Justin was fresh off their Moody Blues Cruise, which we had all sorts of questions about! We chatted about that, his solo work, and what music will still…

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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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