Mr Blue Sky: The Jeff Lynne Story [6 Music]

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Lynne recalls his early career, meeting Roy Wood, joining the Move and forming ELO.

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The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon presents the first of a two-part documentary exploring the career of Jeff Lynne, who takes the legends slot with his ELO at Glastonbury this weekend.

In this first programme, Lynne recalls his early career in Birmingham, meeting Roy Wood, joining The Move and forming the pioneering Electric Light Orchestra. First broadcast in 2001.

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Concludes a look at Jeff Lynne's career and covers his departure from ELO and later work.

022010112820160627 (6M)

The Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon concludes a two-part documentary from 2001 exploring the career of Jeff Lynne, who takes the legends slot with his ELO at Glastonbury this weekend.

Lynne talks about taking ELO into the 80s and then quitting the band to move into production work for the likes of Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, George Harrison and Paul McCartney. He also talks about the 2001 release of Zoom, the first ELO album for 15 years.