Jeff Lynne

Born: 
12/30/1947
City: 
Shard End
Region: 
Birmingham
Country: 
England
Years Active: 
1966-present
Instruments: 
Everything
Associated Artists: 

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Jeffrey Lynne is an English songwriter, composer, arranger, singer, guitarist, and record producer who gained fame as the leader and sole constant member of Electric Light Orchestra and was a co-founder and member of The Traveling Wilburys. Lynne has produced recordings for artists such as The Beatles, Brian Wilson, Roy Orbison, Del Shannon and Tom Petty. He has co-written songs with Petty and also with George Harrison whose 1987 album Cloud Nine was co-produced by Lynne and Harrison. His compositions include "Do Ya", "Livin' Thing", "Evil Woman", "Turn to Stone", "Sweet Talkin' Woman", "Telephone Line", "Mr. Blue Sky", "Hold on Tight" and "Don't Bring Me Down".

In 2008, The Washington Times named Lynne the fourth greatest record producer in music history.

Discography

Released: 1971
Released: 1972
Released: 1973
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Released: 1976
Released: 1977
Released: 1981
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Released: 1989
Released: 2002