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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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Justin On Ben Rector

Posted on 10/08/2013

‘I just wanted to say that Ben Rector is one of the best artists to come along in the last few years. Love it!’ – Justin Hayward


A Special Event at Riverbend

Posted on 09/28/2013

We played a big ‘shed’ tonight (indoor stage – outdoor audience – a really great gig) at Riverbend, Ohio, and during ‘Nights In White Satin’ a boy and girl in the front row started slow dancing. Then the boy got down on one knee and proposed to his beautiful girlfriend. She burst in to tears…

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Moody Blues Album Found UnEarthed In Aspen Time Tube 30 Years Late

Posted on 09/26/2013

huffingtonpost.com In 1983, a young Steve Jobs gave a tech talk at the International Design Conference in Aspen, Colo. and added some now historical gems into what was dubbed the “Aspen Time Tube.” The time capsule was supposed to be unearthed in the year 2000, but the landscape had evolved so much in Aspen that…

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Justin Talks About the “Spirits Of The Western Sky” Tour

Posted on 09/09/2013

I needed to play the songs from the ‘Spirits’ album live. I had played them so much at home – I just had to experience that vibe in concert. How to do it? Should I have a drummer? There were drums on the recordings. Should I find a bass player? Paulo and me both did…

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Justin Hayward – Surprise NY Gig Location Revealed

Posted on 08/09/2013

The cats out of the bag…Justin is doing the surprise gig at midnight this Saturday, August 10th at Arlene’s Grocery in the Lower East Side of NYC.  This will be an acoustic set following the show at The Concert Hall earlier that night.  It will be a short set so get there quick. Arlene’s Grocery…

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Jim Gagliardi Talks To Justin Hayward Of The Moody Blues

Posted on 08/06/2013

810 & 103.1 WGY News Anchor Jim Gagliardi speaks to Justin Hayward of the Moody Blues ahead of Hayward’s solo show at The Egg on August 6, 2013 I have been a fan of the Moody Blues for a long time. I was a part time disk jockey at a much smaller Schenectady station and in…

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