Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison

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  • Beginnings
  • June 2021
  • 21 Songs

Top Songs

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Oh, Pretty Woman
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You Got It
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Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel) [Album Version]
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Crying [Album Version]
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Dream Baby

Albums

  • Our Favourites

    Jan 2021 • 43 songs

  • The Unforgettable Roy Orbison

    Jun 2020 • 43 songs

  • Golden Star Collection

    Apr 2020 • 43 songs

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Roy Orbison

Biography

Although he shared the same rockabilly roots as Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison went on to pioneer an entirely different brand of country/pop-based rock & roll in the early '60s. What he lacked in charisma and photogenic looks, Orbison made up for in spades with his quavering operatic voice and melodramatic narratives of unrequited love and yearning. In the process, he established rock & roll archetypes of the underdog and the hopelessly romantic loser. These were not only amplified by peers such as Del Shannon and Gene Pitney, but also influenced fut...
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