Greatest Hits Live is a live album by the Electric Light Orchestra Part 2.
It was recorded in Birmingham and has The Moscow Symphony Orchestra playing with ELO Part 2.
This version of ELO doesn’t involve the main singer and songwriter, Jeff Lynne but was formed by ELO founder member Bev Bevan when Lynne didn’t want to record another album or tour. Lynne and Bevan were the owners of the Electric Light Orchestra brand name and they compromised that the new band could be called the Electric Light Orchestra Part 2.
The album seems to have been condensed in the USA to a 10 song version.
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Songs On Electric Light Orchestra Part 2 Greatest Hits Live
1. Last Train to London
2. Don’t Bring Me Down
4. Livin’ Thing
5. Mr. Blue Sky
7. Telephone Line
8. Roll Over Beethoven
9. Turn to Stone
10. Sweet Talkin’ Woman
11. Hold On Tight
12. Strange Magic
14. Evil Woman
15. Rock and Roll Is King
16. One More Tomorrow
As you can see from the set list, the band very much focused on performing the classic Jeff Lynne songs from the 1970s. I’m glad it came out under a different name, even if some fans are confused. The songs have a different feel with another vocalist. Purists will hate it but the vocals are good.
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