Australian singles chart:
Turn to Stone entered the Kent Music Report on 14 November 1977 and peaked at #17. The song was #91 on the Top 100 of 1977.
The song is on Out of the Blue which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 7 November 1977 and peaked at #3.
Record label of Australian release:
Sensational live version at Wembley Stadium:
Turn To Stone is the first track on ELO’s landmark Out of the Blue album. ELO front-man Jeff Lynne wrote it during his marathon two-week song-crafting retreat in Switzerland. He can also be heard playing the moog baseline here.
This song has so much complex layering that ELO had to rely on tapes to reproduce the same sound in concert.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/electric-light-orchestra/turn-to-stone
This song is also on our Spotify playlist Bang a Gong – the 70s
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