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Jeff Lynne

Birmingham-born Jeff Lynne formed the Electric Light Orchestra in 1971 with fellow members of The Move, Roy Wood and Bev Bevan. ELO became a global success through the 1970s. Since ELO Jeff Lynne has become one of the most respected producers in rock music and has worked with the likes of Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Brian Wilson, Bryan Adams and Ringo Starr. He had more musical success with the Travelling Wilburys. More recently he has worked with Take That on their latest album III.

 

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Jeff Lynne

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Rich List 2015: No.49 - Jeff Lynne

In 1970 he joined The Move with fellow Midland rockers Roy Wood and Bev Bevan, and they went on to form The Electric Light Orchestra. Roy Wood left in 1972 leaving Jeff Lynne as the band's creative force.

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