Moody Blues

Formed 1964, Birmingham, UK
Label: Decca
Musicians: Denny Laine (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, hrmnca); Mike Pinder (kbds); Clint Warwick (bs); Graeme Edge (drms)
Producers: Denny Cordell
Writers: Larry Banks/Milton Bennett
F 12022 Go Now 5 Dec 1964 35-32-27-19-10 Pts: 65
    Original: Bessie Banks (1964); sales: 250000; from the album The Magnificent Moodies (Jul 1965)  
    16 Jan 1965 2-1-3-4-10-18-27-50 Pts: 270
DE 8622 Moody Blues EP 5 Jun 1965 19-12-17-20-13-16-17-20-xx-20-19-17-15-17-16 Pts: 39
Writers: Mike Pinder/Denny Laine
F 12166 From The Bottom Of My Heart 5 Jun 1965 33-29-22-24-26-25-32-42-46 Pts: 88
F 12266 Everyday 13 Nov 1965 48-44 Pts: 11
F 12498 Boulevard De La Madelaine 5 Nov 1966 58 Pts: 4
Label: Deram
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
Producers: Tony Clarke
Writers: Justin Hayward
DM 161 Nights In White Satin 2 Dec 1967 59-59-53-50-35 Pts: 25
    Original: Moody Blues (Nov 1967); from the album Days Of Future Passed (Nov 1967)  
    13 Jan 1968 27-24-26-21-19-28-33-46 Pts: 86
    25 Nov 1972 33-21-15-10-9-9 Pts: 111
    13 Jan 1973 13-25-30-47 Pts: 47
    3 Nov 1979 65-41-27-23-14-14-18-19-28 Pts: 110
    12 Jan 1980 46-65 Pts: 9
SML 707 Days Of Future Passed LP 13 Jan 1968 39-29-32-27-39-32-27 Pts: 24
    28 Feb 1970 44 Pts: 3
    13 Jan 1973 49 Pts: 2
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
Producers: Tony Clarke
SML 711 In Search Of The Lost Chord LP 20 Jul 1968 31-16-7-11-8-7-5-9-8-10-11-14-8-12-25-19-20-22-28-38-40 Pts: 124
    8 Mar 1969 27 Pts: 4
    17 Jan 1970 55-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-32-xx-xx-32-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-35-xx-76-xx-61-56-xx-xx-xx-54-xx-xx-65-51 Pts: 20
    27 May 1972 36 Pts: 3
Writers: Justin Hayward
DM 196 Voices In The Sky 27 Jul 1968 55-46-36-29-28-23-27-32-33-39-45 Pts: 92
Writers: Lodge
DM 213 Ride My See-Saw 2 Nov 1968 59-52-57-54-42 Pts: 24
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
Producers: Tony Clarke
SML 1035 On The Threshold Of A Dream LP 19 Apr 1969 3-1-1-2-2-3-4-7-5-13-14-16-8-11-10-19-19-33-24-16-28-24-20-15-16-17-xx-21-21-23 Pts: 242
    10 Jan 1970 15-19-28-22-27-18-22-20-22-34-19-24-14-39-46-18-24-27-29-22-27-21-32-58-32-22-29-28-23-36-25-33-23-32-17-53-63-25-56-45-xx-29-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-49 Pts: 154
    17 Apr 1971 49 Pts: 2
    25 May 1974 45 Pts: 3
Label: Threshold
THS 1 To Our Children's Children's Children LP 22 Nov 1969 3-2-5-7-8-8 Pts: 69
    10 Jan 1970 6-11-12-11-17-19-16-19-29-33-24-27-46-23-xx-23-40-25-16-26-39-33-57-61-33-34-39-32-38-31-34-46-47-27-40-xx-xx-xx-47-xx-xx-xx-xx-51 Pts: 136
    15 Apr 1972 47 Pts: 2
Writers: Justin Hayward
TH 4 Question 25 Apr 1970 35-20-3-4-2-3-6-12-17-20-28-38 Pts: 306
    from the album A Question Of Balance (Aug 1970)  
THS 3 A Question Of Balance LP 1 Aug 1970 3-1-1-1-2-4-3-6-8-3-12-13-14-xx-14-38-27-xx-26-xx-48-42-34 Pts: 204
THS 5 Every Good Boy Deserves Favour LP 24 Jul 1971 2-1-3-3-3-3-4-5-9-12-13-26-24-33-27-31-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-49-21 Pts: 168
    15 Jan 1972 45-xx-46-xx-xx-xx-xx-42 Pts: 9
Writers: G. Lodge
TH 9 Isn't Life Strange 29 Apr 1972 34-39-24-19-13-15-15-22-37-47 Pts: 124
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
Producers: Tony Clarke
THS 7 Seventh Sojourn LP 18 Nov 1972 5-7-8-13-17-20-18 Pts: 48
    13 Jan 1973 23-15-13-18-21-32-29-25-29-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-46 Pts: 42
MB 1/2 This Is The Moody Blues LP 2 Nov 1974 23-22-18-27-17-31-33-35-27 Pts: 35
    sales: 100000  
    11 Jan 1975 43-42-40-47-xx-xx-42-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-44 Pts: 17
Label: Decca
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
TXS 129 Octave LP 10 Jun 1978 52-6-6-7-7-10-15-13-19-16-15-14-26-27-28-35-43-57 Pts: 97
Label: K-Tel
NE 1051 Out Of This World LP 27 Oct 1979 22-16-15-17-26-26-38-44-55 Pts: 35
    sales: 100000  
Label: Threshold
Musicians: Justin Hayward (gtr, vcls); Ray Thomas (vcls, flte); Mike Pinder (kbds); John Lodge (bs, vcls); Graeme Edge (drms)
TXS 139 Long Distance Voyager LP 16 May 1981 16-7-9-11-11-20-30-34-37-41-39-49-36-51-57-74-69-99-94 Pts: 66
TH 30 Blue World 13 Aug 1983 47-35-39-55-75 Pts: 26
TXS 140 The Present LP 3 Sep 1983 16-15-21-23-43-58-61-74 Pts: 24
TH 31 Sitting At The Wheel 1 Oct 1983 94-91 Pts: 2
POLD 5190 The Other Side Of Life LP 3 May 1986 24-59-48-57-72-84 Pts: 11
Label: Polydor
POLH 43 Sur La Mer LP 18 Jun 1988 21-29-39-44-68 Pts: 15
Label: Threshold
8406591 Greatest Hits LP 13 Jan 1990 71 Pts: 1
8494331 Keys Of The Kingdom LP 6 Jul 1991 54-64 Pts: 5
Label: Poygram TV
Producers: Moody Blues/Tony Clarke/various
5358002 The Very Best Of The Moody Blues LP 28 Sep 1996 13-15-18-20-25-28-40-39-47-46-54-57-56-57 Pts: 103
    sales: 100000  
    11 Jan 1997 92-104-93-105-117-144-xx-xx-xx-88-127-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-186-111-123-191 Pts: 3
    21 Feb 1998 199-176-176  

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