Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

ELO: Shine On

Jim Irvin, unpublished, 2005

IN THE LATE 60s, Jeff Lynne, leader of distinctive psychedelic pop group, The Idle Race, constructed a surprisingly sophisticated demo studio in the front room of his parents' semi in the Birmingham suburbs.

Total word count of piece: 1184


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.