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Legends of Rock: THE MOODY BLUES


Shelley Archives Presents 
Legends of Rock Live

RARE CLIPS (1970-1980s)

Hosted by Music Archivist Bill Shelley

Thursday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m.

Carte Blanche: FREE | Members: $6 | Students/Seniors: $8 | Nonmembers: $11

The Moody Blues

ABOUT THE FILM: The Moody Blues footage will include promo films, live concerts and television shows from Europe and the U.S. and feature “Nights in White Satin,” “Tuesday Afternoon,” “Ride My See Saw,” “Legend of a Mind,” “Voices in the Sky,” “I’m Just a Singer in a Rock and Roll Band,” “Question” and many more. The Moody Blues started in the early 1960s as a British blues band. It wasn’t until 1964, when their first singer, Denny Laine sang “Go Now!” that they had their first hit. After Lane quit the group in 1966, they reinvented themselves with singer/songwriters Justin Heywood and bassist John Lodge and made the album, Days of Future Past with smash hits “Nights in White Satin” and “Tuesday Afternoon.” In English | 110 minutes.

Bill Shelley

ABOUT BILL SHELLEY: Bill Shelley has been filming since the 1970s when he recorded bands Twisted Sister and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, then he directed music videos for Public Enemy. Shelley Archives was started in 1985 and today the company has over 100,000 reels of original 35mm and 16mm films in its archives and over 10,000 hours of rare concerts, television shows, promos, interviews, out-takes and home movies. Preservation of films and music clips is the main focus of the organization.

Venue Information
The Avon Theatre
272 Bedford St
, CT