The Actor (The Moody Blues song)

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"The Actor"
Song by The Moody Blues
from the album In Search of the Lost Chord
ReleasedJuly 1968
Recorded25 May 1968
GenreProgressive rock
Length4:39
LabelDeram Records
Songwriter(s)Justin Hayward
Producer(s)Tony Clarke
In Search of the Lost Chord track listing
Side one
  1. "Departure"
  2. "Ride My See-Saw"
  3. "Dr. Livingstone, I Presume"
  4. "House of Four Doors"
  5. "Legend of a Mind"
  6. "House of Four Doors (Part 2)"
Side two

"The Actor" is a 1968 song by the progressive rock band, The Moody Blues. Written by band member Justin Hayward, it was first released on their 1968 album In Search of the Lost Chord. "The Actor" is one of Justin Hayward's signature love ballads. The song prominently features Justin Hayward singing along with an acoustic guitar. Ray Thomas is also prominently featured playing the flute behind Hayward's voice.

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