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Electric Light Orchestra

Turn To Stone

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  • 1977
  • 1978
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“Turn to Stone” is a 1977 song by Electric Light Orchestra. The song is the opening track to the double album Out of the Blue. It was the first song released as a single from the LP. The single reached #18 in the U.K. charts and stayed there for 12 weeks. Out of four singles from the album, “Turn to Stone” was the only song not to reach the top ten in the U.K. singles charts. The song was more successful across the Atlantic, reaching #13 in the U.S and hitting the top spot in Canada in early-1978. The song was composed in Switzerland during Jeff Lynne’s two week writing marathon for his double album. Lynne played the moog bassline of the song. On November 4, 2008, Jeff Lynne was awarded a BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) Million-Air certificates for “Turn To Stone” for having... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I turn to stone ... Turn to stone ... When you are gone

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