Roy Orbison

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United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)


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With the Wilburys never actually going on tour perhaps due to the untimely death in 1988 of Roy Orbison, played here by Paul Hopkins, their fans never got to see them all together in a live concert experience.
To have the Roy Orbison concert experience again will be incredible for people, and for me personally.
Roy Orbison pictured backstage at the London Paladium in 1965, and above with his wife Barbara and baby son Roy Jr.
US legend Roy Orbison met his future wife Barbara at the club in 1968.
Blondie, above, featuring Debbie Harry were at number one in 1979; Roy Orbison, below, charted in 1989
Alex said: "When people think of Roy Orbison, they just think of Pretty Woman and my dad already being famous.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Roy Orbison, the legendary rockabilly singer whose life was marked by tragedy, has a new album coming out nearly 30 years after his death.
Peter Howarth, who starred as Roy Orbison in the West End production The Roy Orbison Story, is a former member of Cliff Richard's band and joined The Hollies in 2004.
Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical features classic tracks from Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran and many more from music's golden era.
THE music of Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers and Buddy Holly are brought back to life at Rhyl's Pavilion Theatre this month.
Ulrich Haarburste's Novel of Roy Orbison in Clingfilm.
Originally the B-side to All I Have To Do Is Dream and was penned by Roy Orbison.
Adam's The Awakening, a compression of Kate Chopin's feminist novel, appears on Program B with a new McIntyre ballet that is accompanied by the passionately sad music of Roy Orbison.
Motivated by an eccentric guitar style similar to John Fahey's weird finger-picking, Ward delivers haunting material like ``Today's Undertaking,'' with Roy Orbison undertones, and a nice slice of Delta blues in ``Magic Trick,'' which brings to mind '60s optimism.
Priceless, it seems, to the estate of Roy Orbison, which has ramped up an effort to get the late rock crooner honored by the U.