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Moodies star Justin Hayward’s solo tour

Posted on 06/15/2015

DailyEcho.co.uk MOODY Blues singer and guitarist Justin Hayward is undertaking his first ever solo tour of the UK in July in support of his recent solo album and DVD Spirits of the Western Sky. Talking to the Daily Echo during a break in preparations for a show in Philadelphia, he said: “I think the time…

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Justin Hayward heralds the start of the Moodies latest UK tour with great news for fans…

Posted on 06/03/2015

prog.teamrock.com The Moody Blues will be heading out on a 14-date UK tour from June 6. Moreover, Justin Hayward follows this up with a series of eight solo shows. It would appear that the man who joined the Moodies in August 1966 has no intention of slowing down. And, as he explains to Prog, the…

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Happy playing the hits says Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward

Posted on 06/01/2015

nottinghampost.com They are one of the most enduring and creative bands that Britain has produced, from their humble R’n’B beginnings in the mid-sixties to the experimental, progressive band they became just two years later, as pioneers of stadium rock with the album Days Of Future Past. And they’ve shifted 70 million albums along the way….

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Justin Hayward Interview on The Ed Bernstein Show

Posted on 05/28/2015

Ed Bernstein sat down with Justin Hayward when The Moody Blues were performing in Las Vegas at The Pearl Theater in early May. Watch the interview below.


Justin Hayward Back on PBS Starting May 30th!

Posted on 05/28/2015

PBS is proud to announce the return of Justin Hayward’s “Spirits… Live” Concert, airing from May 30 through June 7th. This 90 minute concert event premiered nationwide earlier this year to rave reviews! Justin has been a huge supporter of PBS and is happy to be featured on the network as part of their Pledge…

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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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