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Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne
Born: Jul 1, 1943
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock
Biography: Jeff Wayne was already a well-known figure in British rock circles when he created The War of the Worlds, the piece for which he would remain known to the public for more than a quarter century after. He was born in New York, the son of actor Jerry Wayne, but he ended up being raised for four years in ...Read full biography
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version Of The War Of The Worlds [2005 Bonus Track]
Released: 1981
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Released 40 years after Orson Welles' infamous radio version of the H.G. Wells tale, Jeff Wayne's musical version of War of the Worlds straddles old-style radio drama and contemporary orchestrated narratives ...Read full review
The War of the Worlds
Released: 1981
Label: Sony Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
Released 40 years after Orson Welles' infamous radio version of the H.G. Wells tale, Jeff Wayne's musical version of War of the Worlds straddles old-style radio drama and contemporary orchestrated narratives ...Read full review