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Electric Light Orchestra: Anaheim Stadium, Los Angeles

Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 30 September 1978

I KNOW those were pretty strange-looking cigarettes the people from Jet Records were handing out on the coach down from LA to Anaheim stadium, but I could have sworn I spotted a UFO dangling from a helicopter above the freeway alongside the venue; that and a small plane flashing the message: 'ELO – The Big Night'. I don't think I could have been alone in this hallucination as 50,000 people started cheering and setting alight to newspapers and hotdog wrappers and looking towards the sky.

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