The Best of The Moody Blues

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The Best of the Moody Blues
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Compilation album by
Released28 January 1997
Recorded1964 – 1988
The Moody Blues chronology
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The Best of the Moody Blues is a compilation album by the progressive rock band The Moody Blues, released on 28 January 1997. The album was also the Moody Blues' first compilation album to feature "Go Now", a song recorded in 1964 with then lead singer Denny Laine, who was replaced by Justin Hayward shortly after.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Justin Hayward except where noted.

No.TitleWriter(s)Original albumLength
1."Go Now"Larry Banks, Milton BennettThe Magnificent Moodies, 19653:11
2."Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)" Days of Future Passed, 19674:09
3."Nights in White Satin" (Single version) Days of Future Passed4:25
4."Ride My See-Saw"John LodgeIn Search of the Lost Chord, 19683:42
5."Voices in the Sky" In Search of the Lost Chord3:29
6."Question" A Question of Balance, 19705:44
7."The Story in Your Eyes" Every Good Boy Deserves Favour, 19713:05
8."Isn't Life Strange"LodgeSeventh Sojourn, 19726:05
9."I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)"LodgeSeventh Sojourn4:16
10."Blue Guitar" (by Justin Hayward & John Lodge with 10cc (though Lodge did not perform on the track)) Non-album single, 1975; later included on the 1987 CD release of Blue Jays, 19753:37
11."Steppin' in a Slide Zone"LodgeOctave, 19785:28
12."Forever Autumn" (Edited version; by Justin Hayward & Richard Burton)Jeff Wayne, Paul Vigrass, Gary OsborneJeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds, 19784:31
13."The Voice" Long Distance Voyager, 19815:14
14."Gemini Dream"Hayward, LodgeLong Distance Voyager4:05
15."Blue World" The Present, 19835:11
16."Your Wildest Dreams" The Other Side of Life, 19864:50
17."I Know You're Out There Somewhere" Sur la Mer, 19886:37