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About Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison is one of the legends in the music history. He was born in 1936 and he passed away in 1988. He possesses a great and unique rock voices. He sang many ballads as well as many bluesy songs which are still pieces of great music. From his early composition during 1960 (includes of “Only the Lonely”” to later compositions (“Oh! Pretty Woman,”), all are considered master pieces. His voice was exceptional which had been loved by everybody and all types of people. But the young people who lost in love found Roy Orbison to be great.
During the early twenties, Roy Orbison met Sam Phillips who owns a recording studio entitled “Sun Records.” Sam Phillips was a renowned figure at that time who worked with Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins. Orbison was able to record some singles here. The great time for Orbison was during 1950s and 1960. He moved to and could sign with Monument Records. Later on, he released the classic album "Only The Lonely" in 1960. Gradually he began releasing a number of great songs which include "Dream Baby," "It's Over," "Running Scared," “Mean Woman Blues," "Blue Angel " and "Oh Pretty Woman."During this time, he enjoyed great popularity in U.S as well as in Britain. During 1963, Roy Orbison was able to tour with Beatles.
Roy Orbison became a notable singer in the 80s. When Eagles was on its "Hotel California" tour, Orbison also joined Eagles. He signed his first recording agreement in ten years with Virgin Records. During 1988, he won pair of awards including Grammy awards. He won many prestigious prizes which include Lifetime Achievement Award, Best Country Vocal Collaboration and Best Pop Vocal Performance awards
Roy Orbison passed away at the age of 52. The whole music industry lost a real hero. He was one of the finest rock vocals. His voice is always unique. Throughout his career, he could win many prizes and awards. He put an influential role in the modern rock n roll music. Many young people love to get real inspiration from this legendary icon of music whose voice was incomparable.