Over the weekend, some sad news hit the internet when it was announced that Ray Thomas, founding member of the Moody Blues, had passed away at the age of 76. The news comes just weeks after Thomas and the Moody Blues were announced as inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. […]
The votes have been cast and tallied, and a handful of classic musical acts will join the vaunted ranks of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2018. On Wednesday, the results were in, and the following bands and artists will be honored in Cleveland early next year: Bon Jovi Welcome to the Hall […]
The title of the first solo album by Moody Blues guitarist/lead vocalist Justin Hayward is Songwriter. Judging by Hayward’s remarkably inventive output penning such enduring hits as Nights In White Satin, Tuesday Afternoon, Question, The Voice and others, that moniker is apt for this legendary artist — whose magnificent body of songs, jettisoning image and changing […]
Rock Cellar Magazine catches up with Justin Hayward to discuss The Moody Blues, songwriting, the band’s performance at the infamous 1970 Isle of Wight Festival, meditation, drugs, and his brand new record – Spirits of the Western Sky.