Electric Light Orchestra

  1. Swedish House Mafia Tops Adele; Mumfords Beat Ellie Gouding On UK Charts

    October 15, 2012 9:19 AM EDT Adele's "Skyfall" (XL Recordings) missed out on the U.K. No. 1 position by a substantial 43,000 units when the Official Charts Company confirmed the end-of-week results on Sunday (14), overtaken by Swedish House Mafia's "D ...

  2. Scott Mannis Fighting Epilepsy Through Music

    January 17, 2012 6:53 PM EST When aspiring singer Scott Mannis was 17 years old, he began periodically losing feeling in the left side of his body, specifically in his leg. It took three years for doctors to diagnose his condition as a rare form of epilepsy, whose symptoms ca ...

  3. Davy Kirkwood, Audio Engineer, Dead at 63

    October 11, 2011 1:30 PM EDT Davy Kirkwood, an audio engineer who worked with acts ranging from the Rolling Stones to Rihanna over the past 30 years, died last week, according to Hall & Oates manager Jonathan Wolfson. He was 63. Born David Perry Kirkwood in Glasgow, Scotl ...

  4. EMI Reissues Compelte Pink Floyd Catalog

    September 30, 2011 8:14 AM EDT EMI's new Pink Floyd boxed set and its planned release of additional multiple-disc sets devoted to individual titles will no doubt attract a lot of attention in this fall's reissue market. It has the splashiest launch (including the re ...

  5. Take That's Re-Release Tops U.K. Album Chart; Example Single Remains at No. 1

    June 20, 2011 7:29 AM EDT Take That's "Progress" album (Polydor/Universal), which debuted at No. 1 in the U.K. last November, powered back to the top yesterday (Sunday) after the release of a new version, augmented by a second CD featuring eight unreleased t ...

  6. @SXSW: Muse, Courtney Love, Smokey Robinson Fire Up Friday

    March 20, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The South by Southwest Music festival and conference reached a fever pitch on Friday, with some of the highest profile bands of the week performing day and night along side the hundreds of aspiring musicians angling for attention at bars, clubs an ...

  7. Jeff Lynne, Ann & Nancy Wilson Join ASCAP Expo

    March 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming 4th Annual ASCAP "I Create Music Expo" program will feature interviews with Jeff Lynne, Ann & Nancy Wilson and a conversation with Chaka Kahn. The I Create Music Expo will take place April 23-25 at the Renaissance Hollyw ...

  8. ELO Bass Player Groucutt Dies

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kelly Groucutt, former bass player with 1970s rock hitmakers ELO, has died aged 63. Groucutt's management said the musician died Thursday in Worcester, central England, after having a heart attack. Formed in Birmingham, England, in 1971 by lo ...

  9. ELO Bass Player Kelly Groucutt Dead At 63

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kelly Groucutt, former bass player with 1970s rock hitmakers ELO, has died at age 63. Groucutt's management said the musician died Thursday in Worcester, central England, after having a heart attack. Formed in Birmingham, England, in 1971 by ...