Please consider registering
Guest

sp_LogInOut Log In sp_Registration Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —






— Match —





— Forum Options —





Minimum search word length is 3 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

sp_Feed sp_Print sp_TopicIcon
Barbara Orbison, dies aged 60.
No permission to create posts
7 December 2011
4.16pm
Avatar
johnnymain
Coatbridge, Scotland
The Star-Club
Members
Forum Posts: 70
Member Since:
7 December 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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
Avatar
mithveaen
Sitarday's room
Rishikesh
Members
Forum Posts: 4614
Member Since:
1 May 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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… 

7 December 2011
6.46pm
Avatar
Zig
The Toppermost of the Poppermost
Moderator

Moderators

Members

Reviewers
Forum Posts: 9262
Member Since:
14 April 2010
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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.

MB 931

Every Little Thing you buy from Amazon or iTunes will help the Beatles Bible if you use these links: Amazon | iTunes

7 December 2011
8.25pm
Avatar
meanmistermustard
Moderator
Members

Reviewers


Moderators
Forum Posts: 20725
Member Since:
1 May 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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.

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris) 

"Don't make your love suffer insecurities; Trade the baggage of 'self' to set another one free" ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)

7 December 2011
9.07pm
Avatar
Little Piggy Dragonguy
Nowhere Land
Rishikesh
Members
Forum Posts: 3292
Member Since:
5 November 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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
Avatar
IAmTheBlackbird
On the Magical Mystery Tour
A Beginning
Members
Forum Posts: 2
Member Since:
7 December 2011
sp_UserOfflineSmall 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: America/Chicago

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: Mademoiselle Kitty >^..^<, The Hole Got Fixed, QuarryMan
78 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

Starr Shine?: 14647

Silly Girl: 10300

parlance: 7097

Necko: 6891

Ron Nasty: 6742

mr. Sun king coming together: 6412

Mr. Kite: 6136

trcanberra: 5980

AppleScruffJunior: 4872

mithveaen: 4614

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 87

Members: 2370

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 42

Topics: 4276

Posts: 261719

Newest Members:

Ricky Ficarelli, Brendan Ryan, louis.manuel, Just Me, Stevenson66g

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 14428, meanmistermustard: 20723, Zig: 9262, Joe: 4773

Administrators: Joe: 4773, Ellie: 4

Members Birthdays
sp_BirthdayIcon
Today: None
Upcoming: None