Barbara Orbison, dies aged 60. | George Harrison | Fab forum

A A A

Please consider registering
guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

   

Wildcard usage:
*  matches any number of characters    %  matches exactly one character

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Topic RSS
Barbara Orbison, dies aged 60.
7 December 2011
4.16pm
johnnymain
Coatbridge, Scotland
The Indra
Forum Posts: 38
Member Since:
7 December 2011
Offline
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

"Never guess. Unless you have to. There's enough uncertainty in the universe as it is." http://www.metaltalk.net for Daily Metal News, Reviews and Opinions
7 December 2011
6.22pm
mithveaen
Sitarday's room
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 4678
Member Since:
1 May 2010
Offline

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.

Here comes the sun….. Scoobie-doobie…… Something in the way she moves…..attracts me like a cauliflower… Bop. Bop, cat bop. Go, Johnny, Go. Beware of Darkness…  I believe in SH...
7 December 2011
6.46pm
Zig
The Toppermost of the Poppermost
Moderator
Forum Posts: 3294
Member Since:
14 April 2010
Offline

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

To the fountain of perpetual mirth, Let it roll for all its worth.

Can buy Joe love! If you're going to buy that song, album, or T-shirt anyway; please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes

7 December 2011
8.25pm
meanmistermustard
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 7161
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Offline

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.

"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)
7 December 2011
9.07pm
unknown
ay, qué pesado
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1215
Member Since:
5 November 2011
Offline

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

All living things must abide by the laws of the shape they inhabit
8 December 2011
3.37am
IAmTheBlackbird
On the Magical Mystery Tour
A Beginning
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
8 December 2011
Offline

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

Here Comes The Sun, and I say, it's alright If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there
Forum Timezone: UTC 0

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Annadog40, Mr. Kite, DuckThe5thBeatle, Dr Winston o Boogie, primadonna paul
51 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Members Birthdays
Today None
Upcoming Ahhh Girl

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 7161

mr. Sun king coming together: 6972

mithveaen: 4678

parlance: 3629

MeanMrsMustard: 2803

Ron Nasty: 2517

skye: 2295

IveJustSeenAFaceo: 1903

LongHairedLady: 1891

Von Bontee: 1813

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 2331

Moderators: 5

Admins: 1

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 33

Topics: 3059

Posts: 109761

Newest Members: primadonna paul, Simple Press, Kattatude, El Dorado, imtheTaxman

Moderators: Ahhh Girl (3317), fabfouremily (2941), Zig (3294), Joe (3205), Ellie (1)

Administrators: Joe (3205)