Jeff Lynne Proud Of ELO Rock Hall Nomination

10/19/2016
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(hennemusic) Jeff Lynne has shared his reaction to Electric Light Orchestra being among the nominees announced Tuesday for possible induction into the 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

The group are being considered for the Class Of 2017 alongside heavy hitters like Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes and The Cars, among others, and ELO co-founder and frontman Jeff Lynne says he is honored by the group's first-time nomination.

"I'm very proud to see my ELO music getting this great recognition," says Lynne. "It's a big honor to be nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame."

Formed in Birmingham, UK in 1970 by Lynne, Roy Wood and drummer Bev Bevan, ELO's unique mix of rock and classical elements saw the group amass a series of hits throughout the 1970s with songs like "Evil Woman", "Livin' Thing", "Strange Magic", "Telephone Line", "Shine A Little Love" and "Don't Bring Me Down", among others. here.

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