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Barbara Orbison, dies aged 60.
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7 December 2011
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Okay so this isn't strictly related to George but because Roy was in The Wilbury's it's worth a mention that Barbara Orbison, the widow and manager of Roy, has died of pancreatic cancer aged 60.

A family spokeswoman said she died at a Los Angeles medical centre on Tuesday - the 23rd anniversary of her husband's death.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/ente.....s-16069804

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7 December 2011
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Thanks for sharing this very sad news. I was going to post it.

 

It was interesting to see that this was in the main news everywhere. I didn't know much about Orbison but what I read, she did a lot to keep her husband legacy alive.

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7 December 2011
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I was just listening to the TW's while eating lunch and came back to find this post. Sad news indeed.

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7 December 2011
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Quite shocked to hear Barbara had died as 60 is no age nowadays. I have the memory that Barbara was a big influence in the reissues of the Travelling Wilburys volumes a few years ago. It was criminal that they had slipped into obscurity.

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7 December 2011
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That's really sad. She was such a big inspiration for me and we even share a name (it's my middle name). a-hard-days-night-george-5

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8 December 2011
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Oh, no, I'm sorry to hear it.  She will be missed! 

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