A Few Minutes With… Graeme Edge of the Moody Blues

April 3rd, 2012, 4:00 pm by Greg

Yes, it may be hard for baby boomers to believe, but the Moody Blues – featuring guitarist Justin Hayward, bassist John Lodge and drummer Graeme Edge – are touring in support of the 45th anniversary of “Days of Future Passed,” their groundbreaking concept album that takes the listener on a day-long journey from “Tuesday Afternoon” to “Nights in White Satin.”

“The Moody Blues: The Voyage Continues – Highway 45 Tour,” as they’re calling their current road trip, is making a tour stop at Proctors in Schenectady at 8pm on Thursday (April 5), and we had the opportunity to chat with the band’s drummer (and poet laureate) Graeme Edge last week:

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Graeme Edge, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

March 30th, 2012, 10:00 am by Greg
Graeme Edge

Graeme Edge

“I remember the first album I bought. Yes, I do. In fact, I remember the first single that I bought – it was ‘Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong’ by Freddie Bell and the Bellboys.

And my first album was by Buddy Holly & the Crickets. Not a bad place to start, eh? Not bad at all…”

Graeme Edge celebrates his 71st birthday today, and he’ll be slipping behind his drum kit to fuel the Moody Blues as they bring their “The Voyage Continues: Highway 45” tour to Proctors in Schenectady at 8pm on Thursday (April 5). Tix are $20, $50, $60, $70 & $85.

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