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My 1955 Martin D28

Posted on 11/08/2014

In the nineteen sixties, when we toured the USA, because all groups and singers were cheap for promoters ( we were told concerts were just about promoting records) there were always a number of acts on the bill each night. We made lots of friends that way, and got to hear lots of truly great…

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An Update From Justin…

Posted on 10/31/2014

‘I am absolutely loving this tour. The three of us are playing tighter, and better every night. It’s very different from a Moodies tour, (which I also love) but out here I can savour every note clearly, and my acoustic guitars are sounding gorgeous – just like they do at home, and just like they…

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Justin Hayward: Still giving the people what they want

Posted on 10/31/2014

Examiner.com When Justin Hayward heads into New York City for his Saturday night gig at The Concert Hall, it’s not just another show. No show in the Big Apple ever is. “I have to admit that it is equal to a London date, I suppose,” he said. “It’s every musician’s dream and ambition to play…

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Casinos: Rocker Justin Hayward is Hall-worthy

Posted on 10/31/2014

courierpostonline.com The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has become more than just a popular tourist attraction in a city that has a paucity of such places. It’s also become a lightning rod for criticism of the process that chooses and selects its annual list of nominees. On the strength of their career…

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How Justin Hayward and the Moody Blues made their biggest hit

Posted on 10/31/2014

AtlanticCityWeekly.com Just on the strength of their career statistics, the Moody Blues — now in their 50th year of existence — should have long since been enshrined in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame. Modern music’s original cosmic cowboys, they’ve recorded 23 studio and live albums, 18 of which went platinum or gold. They’ve…

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Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward: ‘Everything we do is crystal’

Posted on 10/23/2014

The singer-guitarist will perform band hits, solo work at Parker Playhouse. By Nick Sortal, SouthFlorida.com Justin Hayward still loves touring with the Moody Blues. But he’s equally enthralled with performing on his own. “I get withdrawal symptoms when I’m not going out there,” says Hayward, 68. “I feel a duty to these songs to deliver…

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Classic tracks: Justin Hayward talks Nights In White Satin

Posted on 10/22/2014

Musicradar.com “It’s a song that never seems to go away,” says The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward of the band’s pop/proto-prog orchestral masterpiece and perennial hit Nights In White Satin. “It was a slow build, and of course, it was released a few times, but once it took hold, it did so in a really big…

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Justin Hayward on What “Life Would Be Like Without the Music”

Posted on 10/21/2014

When an artist is indelibly identified primarily with an incredibly successful rock band and well-known for writing and singing dozens of its signature songs, any attempt to launch a solo career is bound to be a challenge. And when the individual in question is Justin Hayward, one of the longtime mainstays of the Moody Blues,…

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INNERviews With Ernie Manouse: Justin Hayward

Posted on 10/21/2014

Moody Blues lead Justin Hayward shares with Ernie his craft of song writing – including the inspiration for his biggest hit “Nights in White Satin.”


The Moody Blues’ Justin Hayward Says Touring Solo Has “Become a Kind of Drug for Me”

Posted on 10/16/2014

972thevan.com It’s been just over a month since The Moody Blues wrapped up their latest North American tour, but now frontman Justin Hayward is set to embark on a new U.S. solo trek . The monthlong outing kicks off Friday in Durham, North Carolina, and is plotted out through a November 17 concert in Chicago….

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