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On February 26, 2013.

On February 26, 2013, “Eagle Records” label released “Spirits of the Western Sky”, the eight Justin Hayward album. It was recorded in Genoa, Italy, and in Nashville, and was produced by Justin Hayward and Albert Parodi.


  • Justin Hayward – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Frederic Arturi – keyboards
  • Lele Melotti – drums
  • Tracey Ackerman – background vocals
  • Kenny Loggins– vocals, guitar
  • Alberto Parodi – programming

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Hayward, except where noted.

  1. In Your Blue Eyes
  2. One Day, Someday
  3. The Western Sky
  4. The Eastern Sun
  5. On The Road to Love – Justin Hayward, Kenny Loggins
  6. Lazy Afternoon
  7. In the Beginning
  8. It’s Cold Outside of Your Heart
  9. What You Resist Persists
  10. Broken Dream
  11. Captivated By You
  12. One Day, Someday – alternative extended version
  13. Rising
  14. Out There Somewhere
  15. Out There Somewhere – Raul Rincon remix



On February 11, 1977.

On February 11, 1977, “Deram” label released “Songwriter”, the second Justin Hayward album. It was recorded June – December 1976, at “Threshold” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke, Justin Hayward and Martin Wyatt.


  • Justin Hayward – vocals, acoustic and electric guitar, drums, bass, violin, cello, flute, tambourine
  • Jim Cockey – violin
  • Tom Tompkins – viola
  • Tim Tompkins – cello
  • Mel Galley– bass
  • Terry Rowley – guitar
  • Dave Holland– drums
  • Ken Freeman– keyboards
  • Doremi Hayward – backing vocals
  • Peter Knight- strings arranger, conductor
  • Tony Clarke, Derek Varnals, Dave Baker – engineer
  • Dean Rod – assistant engineer
  • Gary Ladinkski – mixing

Track listing:

All tracks by Justin Hayward.

  1. Tightrope
  2. Songwriter Part 1
  3. Songwriter Part 2
  4. Country Girl
  5. One Lonely Room
  6. Lay It on Me
  7. Stage Door
  8. Raised on Love
  9. Doin’ Time
  10. Nostradamus


In December 1970.


In December 1970, “MGM” label released “The Black-Man’s Burdon”,the second Eric Burdon and War album. It was recorded 1970, at “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Goldstein.


  • Harold Brown– drums
  • Dee Allen– conga, percussion, vocal
  • B. Dickerson– bass, vocal
  • Howard Scott– guitar, vocal
  • Lee Oskar– harmonica, vocal
  • Charles Miller– tenor, baritone, alto sax, flute
  • Lonnie Jordan– organ, piano, vocal
  • Eric Burdon– lead vocals
  • Sharon Scott and the Beautiful New Born Children of Southern California – vocals
  • Chris Huston – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks written Papa Dee Allen, Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B.B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott except where noted.

  1. Paint It Black [medley]
  • Black on Black in Black
  • Paint It Black I – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • Laurel and Hardy
  • Pintelo Negro II – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  • P.C. 3
  • Black Bird
  • Paint It Black III – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
  1. Spirit
  2. Beautiful New Born Child – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown, Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott, Jerry Goldstein
  3. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  4. The Bird and the Squirrel
  5. Nuts, Seeds and Life
  6. Out of Nowhere
  7. Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward
  8. Sun / Moon
  9. Pretty Colors
  10. Gun
  11. Jimbo
  12. Bare Back Ride
  13. Home Cookin
  14. They Can’t Take Away Our Music – Papa Dee Allen,Harold Brown,Eric Burdon, B. Dickerson, Lonnie Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. ScottWar, Jerry Goldstein


On November 10, 1967.


On November 10, 1967, “Deram” label released “Days of Future Passed”, the second Moody Blues album. It was recorded October – November 1967, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke. It was band’s first concept album, with mixture of classical and rock elements, and is widely regarded as one of the first progressive rock albums at all.


  • Mike Pinder- mellotron, piano, tambura, vocals
  • Ray Thomas- flutes, percussion, piano, vocals
  • Justin Hayward- acoustic & electric guitars, piano, sitar, vocals
  • John Lodge- bass, vocals
  • Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, vocals
  • Peter Knight– conducting, arrangements
  • The London Festival Orchestra
  • Derek Varnals – engineering
  • Hugh Mendl– executive production, liner notes
  • Michael Dacre-Barclay
  • David Anstey – cover design, cover painting

Track listing:

  1. The Day Begins
  • The Day Begins – Peter Knight, The Moody Blues
  • Morning Glory – Graeme Edge
  1. Dawn: Dawn Is a Feeling
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Dawn Is a Feeling – Mike Pinder
  1. The Morning: Another Morning
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Another Morning – Ray Thomas
  1. Lunch Break: Peak Hour
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • Peak Hour – John Lodge
  1. The Afternoon: Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) / Time to Get Away
  • Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?) – Justin Hayward
  • (Evening) Time to Get Away – John Lodge)
  1. Evening: The Sun Set: Twilight Time
  • Intro – Peter Knight
  • The Sunset – Mike Pinder
  • Twilight Time – Ray Thomas
  1. The Night: Nights in White Satin
  • Nights in White Satin – Justin Hayward)
  • Late Lament – Graeme Edge, Peter Knight

On September 6, 1978.


On September 6, 1978, “Columbia” label released “Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of the Worlds”, the debut Jeff Wayne studio album. It was recorded May 1976 – July 1977, and was produced by Jeff Wayne. The album retells the story of “The War of the Worlds” by H. G. Wells. By 2009 it was the 40th best selling album of all time in the UK with 2,561,286, copies sold.


  • Richard Burton– spoken words (The Journalist: the narrator-protagonist)
  • Justin Hayward– vocals (The Sung Thoughts of the Journalist)
  • David Essex– spoken words and vocals (The Artilleryman)
  • Chris Thompson– vocals (The Voice of Humanity)
  • Phil Lynott– spoken words and vocals (Parson Nathaniel)
  • Julie Covington– spoken words and vocals (Beth)
  • Jerry Wayne – spoken words (The Voice of NASA)

Track listing:

All dialogues by Doreen and Jerry Wayne, based upon H.G. Wells’s original text.

All tracks by Jeff Wayne, except where noted.

  1. The Eve of the War
  2. Horsell Common and the Heat Ray
  3. The Artilleryman and the Fighting Machine
  4. Forever Autumn – lyrics by Paul Vigrass and Gary Osborne
  5. Thunder Child – lyrics by Gary Osborne
  6. The Red Weed (Part 1)
  7. Parson Nathaniel
  8. The Spirit of Man – lyrics by Gary Osborne
  9. The Red Weed (Part 2)
  10. Brave New World -(lyrics by Gary Osborne)
  11. Dead London
  12. Epilogue (Part 1)
  13. Epilogue (Part 2)

On August 28, 1983.


On August 28, 1983, “Threshold” label released “The Present”, the eleventh Moody Blues album. It was recorded March – December 1982, at “Strawberry Studios” in London, and was produced by Pip Williams. The Present” was band’s album with the keyboards player Patrick Moraz.


  • Justin Hayward –vocals, guitar
  • John Lodge – vocals,bass guitar
  • Ray Thomas – vocals,harmonica, flute
  • Graeme Edge –drums
  • Patrick Moraz –keyboards
  • Pip Williams – sequencing

Track listing:

  1. Blue World – Justin Hayward
  2. Meet Me Halfway – Justin Hayward,John Lodge
  3. Sitting at the Wheel – John Lodge
  4. Going Nowhere – Graeme Edge
  5. Hole in the World – John Lodge
  6. Under My Feet – John Lodge
  7. It’s Cold Outside of Your Heart – Justin Hayward
  8. Running Water – Justin Hayward
  9. I Am – Ray Thomas
  10. Sorry – Ray Thomas


On August 7, 1970.

Question of balance

On August 7, 1970, “Treshold” released “Question of Balance”, the sixth Moody Blues album. It was recorded January – June 1970, at “Decca Studios” in London, and was produced by Tony Clarke.


  1. Justin Hayward- vocals, acoustic & electric guitars, mandolin
  2. Ray Thomas- vocals, flute, tambourine
  3. Graeme Edge- drums, percussion, whispered vocal
  4. Mike Pinder- vocals, Mellotron, Moog synthesizer, piano, maracas, acoustic guitar
  5. John Lodge- vocals, bass

Track listing:

  1. Question – Justin Hayward
  2. How Is It (We Are Here) – Mike Pinder
  3. And the Tide Rushes In – Ray Thomas
  4. Don’t You Feel Small – Graeme Edge
  5. Tortoise and the Hare – John Lodge
  6. It’s Up to You – Justin Hayward
  7. Minstrel’s Song – John Lodge
  8. Dawning Is the Day – Justin Hayward
  9. Melancholy Man – Mike Pinder
  10. The Balance – Graeme Edge, Ray Thomas