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The Electric Light Orchestra Tunes Up - Bev Bevan’s Early History Of ELO

John Mendelsohn, Creem, 1981

After a two year absence, the Electric Light Orchestra have returned with Time, one of their best albums in years, now resting comfortably atop the charts. Below are a few excerpts of ELO history, as told to writer John Mendelssohn by Bev Bevan, ELO mainstay and drummer of great repute. Bevan tells us of the very early, very fascinating days when the Move suddenly changed its name and Roy Wood decided to go his separate way. A long, but very interesting, story...

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