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ELO: Home

ELO were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.


Picking up where the Beatles left off, ELO expanded the concept of great melodies, epic song structures and grand orchestrations.

ELO added an exciting mix of elements into rock and roll, including disco rhythms and electronic studio wizardry. More on

Electric Light Orchestra,"Out of the Blue" album photos Electric Light Orchestra band promo photograph Electric Light Orchestra, The Big Night tour poster

Images from the Michael Ochs Collection and Jane Scott Papers Collection at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives.



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Archival Resources

All archival materials related to ELO can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items of interest.

Michael Ochs Collection, 1977-1978
This collection includes materials related to ELO including a 1977 poster for "Out of the Blue" and a concert poster and program from "The Big Night" tour (spaceship tour).

Herb Staehr Collection, 1976
This collection includes an audio recording of an ELO and Fleetwood Mac concert on January 12, 1976, and a video recording of The Midnight Special TV series featuring ELO.

Jane Scott Papers, 1973
Rock critical for the Plain Dealer from 1952-2002, this collection includes photographs and promotional material of ELO from 1973.

ELO Photographs, 1981, 1988
From the Philadelphia Inquirer Photographs.

ELO Documents, 1981
From the Jim Clevo Papers.

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