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Roy Orbison
7 November 2013
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I'm addicted.

"This Beatles talk bores me to death." --John Lennon

7 November 2013
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trcanberra
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Expert Textpert said
I'm addicted.

Same – and have been for many a year.  I have a few of his CDs and DVDs, plus of course the Wilbury album.  Just an awesome voice and some of his songs are so well suited to it.

 

7 November 2013
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trcanberra said

Expert Textpert said
I'm addicted.

Same – and have been for many a year.  I have a few of his CDs and DVDs, plus of course the Wilbury album.  Just an awesome voice and some of his songs are so well suited to it.

 

I love Only the Lonely, Crying, Blue Angel, Love Hurts, and Running Scared.

"This Beatles talk bores me to death." --John Lennon

7 November 2013
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Expert Textpert said

trcanberra said

Expert Textpert said
I'm addicted.

Same – and have been for many a year.  I have a few of his CDs and DVDs, plus of course the Wilbury album.  Just an awesome voice and some of his songs are so well suited to it.

 

I love Only the Lonely, Crying, Blue Angel, Love Hurts, and Running Scared.

Some nice tracks there; I also like In Dreams and, oddly, Penny Arcade (it was the first song I happened to hear on the radio after we migrated to Oz so it just brings back memories).

 

7 November 2013
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wetsroosa included him on his Beatles' Opening Acts show last week. Pretty cool.

7 November 2013
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For those of you just discovering Roy Orbison, here is a good one of his that is kind of off his "greatest hits" radar: It's a duet with Emmylou Harris, "That Loving You Feeling Again."

7 November 2013
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Roy Orbison down under performing "Land of 1000 Dances." 

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7 November 2013
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Just ordered a cd of his from the library. They had 3 or 4 going and so can't remember which one it is. Looking forward to it as his voice is incredible. I know his big songs (Oh, Pretty Woman, I Drove All Night,  Blue Bayou, Crying etc) so will be great to go a little deeper.

"Well, probably we'll sell less records, less people'll go to see the film, we'll write less songs, and we'll all die of failure" (John Lennon 8/64)
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I started getting interested in him after reading about him in Beatlemania:  The Real Story of the Beatles' UK Tours.  I remember him from the late 80's as he was popular when I was in high school / college.

So far I've got a 3-disc set called Anthology that has all of his material up to 1962, as well as a reissue of the 1987 album of re-recorded hits, In Dreams: The Greatest Hits…and I've got a CD on order with two albums on it, In Dreams and Orbisongs.  I'm only missing a handful of songs from the Monument recordings, and I'll probably collect those on the set of Monument singles in mono.

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18 December 2013
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"Drove All Night" always brings tears to my eyes. He has an incredible voice which always manages to send shivers down my spine. 

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