The lengthy career of the Moody Blues has come in two distinct phases. The first from 1964-67, when they were a tough R&B-influenced unit, and the second from 1967 to the present, where they are now regarded as rock dinosaurs performing a blend of melodic pop utilizing symphonic themes which has been given many labels, among them pomp-rock, classical-rock and art-rock.
The original band was formed in 1964 by Denny Laine (Brian Arthur Hines, 29 October 1944, Jersey, Channel Islands; vocals/harmonica/guitar), Mike Pinder (b. Michael Thomas Pinder, 27 December 1941, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; piano/keyboards), Ray Thomas (b. 29 December 1941, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire England; flute/vocals/harmonica), Graeme Edge (b. Graeme Charles Edge, 30 March 1941, Rochester, Staffordshire, England; drums), and Clint Warwick (b. Albert Clinton Eccles, 25 June 1940, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, d. 15 May 2004, Birmingham, West...
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