In 1979, the Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) released an album titled "Light Shines On Vol. 2" on the Harvest Heritage label. The album is a collection of B-sides, unreleased tracks, and rarities from the band's early career.Liner notes by Harry Doherty


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Music Genre:

Prog Rock 

Album Production Information:


The album: "ELO Electric Light Orchestra - Light Shines On Vol 2" was produced by: Colin Miles

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Harry Moss

Album cover design: Cream

Album cover photography: Michael Mann Studio

Record Label Information:

Harvest EMI Records SHSM 2027 / 0C 056-06 953

Media Format:

12" LP Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

Made in Gt Britain, Garrod and Lofthouse Ltd
Complete Track-listing of the album "ELO Electric Light Orchestra - Light Shines On Vol 2"

The detailed tracklist of this record "ELO Electric Light Orchestra - Light Shines On Vol 2" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. 10538 Ouverture
  2. First Movement
  3. In Old England Town
  4. Manhattan Rumble
  5. From The SUN to the World
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Kuiama
  2. Nellie Takes her Bow
  3. Queen of the Hours
  4. Roll Over Beethoven
Index of ELO Electric Light Orchestra Vinyl Album Discography and Album Cover Gallery

Band Description:

 Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) is a British rock band that formed in Birmingham, England in 1970. The band's music is characterized by their unique blend of rock and classical music, incorporating elements of orchestral arrangements and a variety of instruments such as cellos, violins, and synthesizers./p>

 EELO's founding members were Jeff Lynne, Roy Wood, and Bev Bevan, all of whom had previously played in the band The Move. The band's early albums, such as "Electric Light Orchestra" and "ELO 2," featured a more experimental sound that drew on psychedelic and progressive rock influences./p>

 EHowever, it was ELO's later albums that brought the band its greatest commercial success. Albums like "A New World Record" and "Out of the Blue" included hit songs such as "Livin' Thing," "Telephone Line," and "Mr. Blue Sky," and helped to cement ELO's place as one of the biggest and most influential bands of the 1970s./p>

 EDespite several lineup changes over the years, Jeff Lynne remained the driving force behind ELO, serving as the band's lead singer, songwriter, and producer. In addition to his work with ELO, Lynne has also produced albums for artists such as George Harrison, Tom Petty, and Roy Orbison./p>

 EELO's music has had a lasting impact on the rock and pop music landscape, with their unique blend of classical and rock elements inspiring numerous other artists over the years. Whether you're a fan of their early experimental sound or their later, more polished pop hits, there's no denying the lasting influence of ELO on the world of music.