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The Traveling Wilburys
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The Traveling Wilburys were an all star band in the late eighties consisting of the likes of George Harrison and Bob Dylan. The band only recorded two albums and were together for only two years. The name Wilburys comes from George Harrison and it was Harrison's term for the equipment in the recording studio while competing the group's first album "Cloud Nine." The Traveling Wilbury's debut album was recorded over a ten-day period in May 1988, and released on October 18. Cloud Nine had several successful hits and reached platinum sales in the United States. It also received several Grammy Nominations and won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Group in 1989.
The Traveling Wilbury's membership was an elite group of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers. The Group consisted of George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Jeff Lynne. The idea for the band came from a dinner between Roy Orbison, George Harrison and Jeff Lynee and they first met at Bob Dylan's home studio in Malibu where a single for the B side of Harrison's "This Love" was recorded.
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Not Traveling Anymore
The original collaberations for the Traveling Wilbury's ended with Roy Orbinison's death in 1988. After their second album was greeted with limited success, the band did not record again. George Harrison has since passed away as well.
While the group was together for only a short time the idea was something really amazing. Put together a group of amazing artists, let them have some fun, and see what happens. What is some great music and the wonder of what might have been had the group been able to collaberate a little longer.
End Of The Line
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