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The Traveling Wilburys


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Birth Place: Malibu, California
Years Active: 1988 - 1990
Genres: Folk Rock, Rock, Country Rock

Traveling Wilburys were a late 1980s supergroup consisting of George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan. The band recorded two albums during the two years they were together. "Wilburys" was a slang term coined by Harrison and Lynne during the recording of ''Cloud Nine'' as a pet name for various types of equipment in the recording studio; Harrison, referring to errors caused by malfunctioning equipment, jokingly remarked to Lynne: "''We'll bury'' 'em in the mix". The term was used again when the entire supergroup was together. Harrison suggested "The Trembling Wilburys" as the group's name; instead, Lynne suggested "Traveling", which was agreed on by the group. Th... Continue Bio >>


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