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Jeff Lynne

Jeff Lynne (born December 30, 1947) is a British singer-songwriter and was the founder of the Electric Light Orchestra in the 1970s as well as a co-founder, and a member, of the Travelling Wilburys in the 1980s. Lynne was born in Birmingham, UK

In 1990 he released a solo album "Armchair Theater".

In February of 1994, Lynne fulfilled a life long dream by working with the three surviving Beatles on their Anthology album series, and reunion tracks "Free As A Bird" and "Real Love".

Lynne reunited ELO in 2002 for an album called Zoom. A tour and DVD followed.

A tribute to Lynne called Lynne Me Your Ears, was released in 2002, and featured two CDs full of artists performing Lynne/ELO songs, including Todd Rundgren, SWAG (featuring members of Wilco, The Mavericks[?] and Cheap Trick), Sixpence None The Richer, Doug Powell[?], PFR[?], Fleming and John, The Balls of France[?] (Jerry Chamberlain of Daniel Amos), Rick Altizer[?] and others.



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