The Moody Blues originated in Birmingham, England.
Holding the number 1 spot for 5 weeks in a row was The Moody Blues release of Seventh Sojourn. This release included number one hits such as I'm Just A Singer In a Rock and Roll Band. and Isn't Live Strange.
Five years after the song Nights In White Satin was released, it was re-released and became a bigger hit the second time around then the first for The Moody Blues.
Their release of A Question Of Balance which was released in August of 1970, featured their single Question. This release sealed The Moody Blues place as one of the Mega-Groups of all times.
In Britain both of these albums went to number one for over a year for The Moody Blues
In 1969, The Moody Blues released two albums, On The Threshold Of A Dream and To Our Children's, Children's, Children's, Children.
The Moody Blues hit the scene in the US in October of 1968 which established a following which still remains today.
Though The Moody Blues were a hit in the UK they had not really done any touring in the US as of this time, they were constantly booked in UK tours.
The Moody Blues release of the song Nights in White Satin was their biggest selling single ever.
The Moody Blues first Album that was a studio cut album was Days of Future Past. The album was released on November 11 1967. This incredible album stayed on the Billboard Charts for over 2 years.
The ASCAP award was also given to them which is a Performance Award.
Another of The Moody Blues awards are for The Playboy Vocal Group of The Year.
The Moody Blues have 18 platinum records to their credits.
One of the Awards The Moody Blues has won is the NARM Award. NARM stands for Number One World Group Award. They won this award in 1972.
The Moody Blues has a record number of sales of their music. A record of 55 million albums/CD's sold.
The Moody Blues have been together for over 30 Years.
On December 31, 1967. In one of The Moody Blues earliest performances they participated in Top of the Pops concert.
One of The Moody Blues most notable appearances was at the "Get It Together" concert on May 30, 1970.
The Moody Blues also appeared as a guest/performer on Hard Rock Live in 1997.
The Moody Blues composed the music for the TV movie Rumour in 1970.
The Moody Blues performed as themselves in the film The Dish in 2000. They performed their song 'Fly Me High'.