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The co-founder, keyboard player, and one of the three principal singers of the Moody Blues, Mike Pinder was a very visible presence in early progressive rock circles. A pioneering user of the early electronic keyboard instrument the Mellotron as a substitute for a full orchestra, Pinder's work served as the model for the playing of musicians such as Barclay James Harvest's Woolly Wolstenholme, Blue Weaver of the Strawbs, and, to a lesser degree, Ian McDonald of King Crimson, though the… read more

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  • Here is a playlist of the album [url=http://www.last.fm/user/silverlage/library/playlists/68j1f_mike_pinder%253A_the_promise]The Promise[/url]
  • List of [url=http://www.artist-shop.com/onestep/]Pinder's albums[/url]
  • [tag]1970s electronic[/tag] It gave me a really big smile when I realized it was his influence on The Moody Blues that probably is what made them my favorite band ever.
  • A pioneer , a soundarchitekt with the melletron
  • The Greatest Mellotron Player Ever! A Great Human Being! Last I heard he was Living in Florida!
  • Essential electronician.
  • The distinctive touch of a mystical and very scoped individual has made the initial imprint of The Moody Blues and his own subsequent releases unforgettable masterpieces entered in human posterity for the ages. Mike Pinder is probably one of the most introspective musician/poet ever recorded and the significance of multiple spiritual and profound messages and a very profuse humanity felt through his musical delivery are forever to be cherished by those who demand emotions while listening to music or even recitations.
  • Mike Pinder der Mellotronpionier,war für die Moody Blues neben Hayward das wichtigste Mitglied.

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