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BY THE NUMBERS: The Moody Blues

Few fan bases have been clamoring for a nod from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame quite like that of The Moody Blues, and after being eligible for decades, the prog rock icons will finally be inducted into the Rock Hall tomorrow night (April 14).  In honor of the band's induction, here are some important numbers in The Moody Blues' history.

  • Number of members being inducted: 6
    • Justin Hayward
    • Graeme Edge
    • John Lodge
    • Ray Thomas
    • Mike Pinder
    • Denny Laine
  • Year formed:  1964
  • Years eligible for Rock Hall:  28 (First eligible in 1990)
  • Studio Albums Released:  16
    • The Magnificent Moodies (1965)
    • Days of Future Passed (1967)
    • In Search of the Lost Chord (1968)
    • On the Threshold of a Dream (1969)
    • To Our Children's Children's Children (1969)
    • A Question of Balance (1970)
    • Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (1971)
    • Seventh Sojourn (1972)
    • Octave (1978)
    • Long Distance Voyager (1981)
    • The Present (1983)
    • The Other Side of Life (1986)
    • Sur la Mer (1988)
    • Keys of the Kingdom (1991)
    • Strange Times (1999)
    • December (2003)
  • Live LPs:  7
    • Caught Live + 5 (1977)
    • A Night at Red Rocks with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra (1993)
    • Hall of Fame (2000)
    • Lovely to See You:  Live (2005)
    • Live at the BBC:  1967-1970 (2007)
    • Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970 (2008)
    • Days of Future Passed Live (2018)
  • Albums sold worldwide:  70 Million
  • Billboard Hot 100 Singles:  21
    • "Nights in White Satin" #2
    • "Your Wildest Dreams" #9
    • "Go Now!" #10
    • "Gemini Dream" #12
    • "I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band)" #12
    • "The Voice" #15
    • "Question" #21
    • "The Story in Your Eyes" #23
    • "Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)" #24
    • "Sitting At The Wheel" #27
    • "Isn't Life Strange" #29
    • "I Know You're Out There Somewhere" #30
    • "Steppin' In A Slide Zone" #39
    • "The Other Side of Life" #58
    • "Driftwood" #59
    • "Ride My See-Saw" #61
    • "Blue World" #62
    • "Talking Out Of Turn" #65
    • "Never Comes The Day" #91
    • "From The Bottom Of My Heart (I Love You)" #93
    • "Stop!" #98

 

Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.