Who is the female backing singer with ELO?

Who is the female backing singer with ELO?

Melanie Lewis-McDonald
Melanie Lewis-McDonald is an experienced singer and vocal coach. She is currently a member of Jeff Lynne’s ELO singing backing vocals on tours across the UK including the Glastonbury Festival and Wembley Stadium, the US including the Hollywood Bowl and arenas throughout Europe.

Who are the backing singers in ELO?

Current touring members

Name Years active Instruments
Milton McDonald 2014–present guitar backing vocals
Mike Stevens
Iain Hornal guitar backing and lead vocals percussion
Lee Pomeroy bass backing vocals

Are Roy Wood and Jeff Lynne friends?

Lynne and Wood have met on a number of occasions since the split, but it seems that any kind of musical collaboration is the stuff of dreams. They also shared the stage together in 2017 when ELO were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s a good band, and Jeff is still a good friend of mine.”

Who sang Mr Blue Sky?

Electric Light Orchestra
Mr. Blue Sky/Artists

Who died from Elo?

Mike Edwards
An early member of 1970s British rock group ELO was killed in a “freak” accident when his van was crushed by a bale of hay, police said. Cellist Mike Edwards, 62, died instantly in the accident on the A381 in Halwell, Devon, on Friday.

Who is the lead singer of Electric Light Orchestra?

Jeff LynneSince 1970
Roy Wood1970 – 1972
Electric Light Orchestra/Lead singers

Who is the male backing singer in ELO?

THE IAIN HORNAL, HISTORY: Iain Hornal is a session singer, bass player and guitarist, as well as an artist in his own right. He oversees the vocal arrangements for Jeff Lynne’s ELO, and teaches the band members their parts.

Who died from ELO?

Why did Jeff Lynne and Bev Bevan fall out?

The rift started after Lynne broke up ELO, which he formed with two other members of the Move, Bevan and frontman Roy Wood, and Richard Tandy, all four of whom are slated for induction. An agreement was reached between the two parties, but Bevan said that he’s prohibited from disclosing any of the details.

Who has Jeff Lynne written songs for?

Songs You Forgot Jeff Lynne Wrote

  • Roy Orbison – “You Got It”
  • Tom Petty – “Running Down A Dream”
  • The Pussycat Dolls – “Beep”
  • Half The Xanadu Soundtrack.
  • Brian Wilson – “Let It Shine”

Is Electric Light Orchestra still together?

The Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) are an English rock band formed in Birmingham in 1970 by songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood with drummer Bev Bevan….

Electric Light Orchestra
Years active 1970–1983 1984–1986 2000–2001 2014–present
Labels Harvest Warner Bros. United Artists Jet Columbia Epic

Which musician was killed by a hay bale?

Cellist Mike Edwards