Throwback Thursday – The Moody Blues Days Of Future Passed

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5. The Moody Blues-Days of Future Passed (1967)Days of Future Passed

In 1972 something pretty unusual happened in music. An album released five years before was climbing the charts again, riding not he popularity of a song that had failed to chart in the US when it was released five years before. The album, Days of Future Passed and the song Nights In White Satin received a resurgence of attention after a late night DJ decided to play the track while he took an extended restroom break. Afterwards, the station received many requests to hear the song again, and so, it was rediscovered. Eventually Nights In White Satin peaked at #2 not he Billboard hot 100, becoming the best selling song in the Moody Blues history.

The band was originally formed in 1964, though membership changed over the next three years. Their first charting hit was Go Now. Although the band released an album titled the Magnificent Moodies for Decca Records…

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