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Moody Blues: Saints Or Sinners?

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, October 1973

SO THE Moody Blues have just finished then cathedral-rock tour of Europe and Britain – their first British dates for over a year. As usual ...

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Chuck Berry, Moody Blues, Graham Bond Organisation: Lewisham Odeon, London

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, January 1965

Chuck goes down a bomb on R & B tour ...

The Beatles, The Rolling Stones et al: NME Poll Winners' Concert, Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Keith Altham, Alan Smith, New Musical Express, April 1965

IT WAS THE GREATEST POP SHOW ON EARTH ...

The Beatles, The Moody Blues: Odeon, Glasgow

Live Review by Alan Smith, New Musical Express, December 1965

Beatles terrific... and rest of bill ...

New Singles from the Rolling Stones, Four Tops et al

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, January 1967

GOODIES THIS WEEK INCLUDE A MUCH-BETTER ROLLING STONES, SIMILAR, BUT DISTINCTIVE SOUND FROM TOPS, AND A PLAINTIVE PAUL JONES, NOT-SO INSTANT VAUDEVILLE BAND, AND A ...

New Singles from the Rolling Stones, Otis Redding et al

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, January 1967

Stones old firm back in strength ...

The Moody Blues: In Search Of The Lost Chord (Deram)

Review by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, January 1969

THERE ARE some sumptuous sounds on this LP, all of them made by just the five Moodies. No session musicians, simply (?!) the group's instrumental ...

Bob Dylan et al: Isle of Wight Festival

Live Review by Richard Green, New Musical Express, September 1969

200,000 roar approval including John, George, Ringo and wives! But Dylan didn't quite sink Isle of Wight, reports Richard Green ...

The Moody Blues: When Is A Single Not A Single?

Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, May 1970

WHEN IS a single not a single? Apparently when it is the Moody Blues. The Moodies have broken into the Seventies with every indication of ...

The Moody Blues

Profile and Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, June 1970

THE SUMMER of 1967 will always be remembered by many as the time when a lot of very good things began to happen. Certainly there ...

The Moody Blues: Gentle, Smooth and Nice

Interview by Bud Scoppa, Circus, August 1970

THE FIVE RATHER dapper looking musicians on the Fillmore East stage began a song, and some members of the audience craned their heads to look ...

The Isle of Wight Festival: Five Days That Rocked Britain

Report by Chris Welch, Michael Watts, Richard Williams, Mark Plummer, Melody Maker, September 1970

MM's Richard Williams, Chris Welch, Michael Watts and Mark Plummer present a five-page report on an amazing weekend of music and other scenes... ...

The Moody Blues: Why Do People Get Moody About The Moodies?

Profile and Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, October 1970

THE MOODY BLUES – trick or treat? Their talent and ability to produce their unique sounds on live appearances is undeniable but a hard core ...

Moody Blues: A Question Of Balance

Review by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, November 1970

RECENTLY SOMETHING of unexaggerable beauty came into my life, something that was to enthrall me musically and elevate me spiritually, to pour oil on the ...

The Moody Blues

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, January 1971

'GI-NORMOUS' is the only word to describe the Moody Blues present status in America. They have reached the kind of heights there which are only ...

The Moody Blues: Now I Know How McCartney Felt…

Interview by Keith Altham, Record Mirror, January 1971

FLAUTIST RAY Thomas is now ensconced in the Moody Blues new "Threshold" HQ in Surrey after the group's pre-Christmas run across the States, shattering attendance ...

The Moody Blues: In The Beginning/The Guess Who: Sown and Grown in Canada

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, April 1971

THESE TWO ALBUMS have quite a bit in common; both consist of early material released now to cash in on the popularity of the groups ...

The Moody Blues: Justin Time for the Moodies

Profile and Interview by Steve Turner, Beat Instrumental, June 1971

While I was at the Moodies offices, situated in the Surrey stockbroker belt, photographs were being taken of Justin and Graeme with Trevor Taylor of ...

The Moody Blues: Every Good Boy Deserves Favour

Review by Jon Tiven, Phonograph Record, September 1971

CLAD IN LUSH blue and scarlet robes, a monk descends from the sky. Raising his brow, and pointing his forearm at the heavens, he ...

The Moody Blues, John Denver: Empire Pool, Wembley, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, April 1972

MOODIES: HEROES AT THE POOL ...

Moody Blues: Seventh Sojourn

Review by Simon Frith, Let It Rock, March 1973

IT'S THE BIG, BALD MOODY who scares me. There's a picture of his disembodied head floating across the inside of the sleeve, a look of ...

Brum Beat

Overview by Rob Partridge, Melody Maker, January 1974

"Liverpool today – Birmingham tomorrow. That's the forecast for the beat business in rock music. Yes, the Brum Beat is all set to take over ...

The Moody Blues

Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, January 1976

SO WHAT DO you think of the Moody Blues? ...

The Moody Blues

Profile and Interview by Steve Turner, New Musical Express, April 1976

It all seemed as though it should have had some connection with what I was there for. ...

Moody Blues: Yes To The Moodies

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1978

"I THOUGHT I was God. Then I realised I was just the drummer in a rock 'n' roll band." Graeme Edge and Caligula had the ...

The Moody Blues: It's A Wonderful Life

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, May 1979

The rich are not like you and me, said Fitzgerald. That's right, Hemingway replied: they have more money. Just in time for cocktails, CHRIS WELCH ...

The Moody Blues Are Older Than You

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, December 1986

"SOMETIMES WE'RE a little misunderstood and people think that maybe we have a lot of answers which we don't have. Really," Justin Hayward leans forward ...

Moody Blues: Step This Away…

Retrospective and Interview by Tom Hibbert, Q, April 1990

Two genial curators greet you in a small town record shop, ready to take you on a journey...from shiny suits and grimy clubs to "concept" ...

The Moody Blues: Never Reaching The End

Interview by j. poet, San Francisco Chronicle, November 2005

THE MOODY Blues are a rock'n'roll band. That statement may come as a shock to fans who grew up with the lushly orchestrated psychedelic pop ...

see also Denny Laine

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