Elvis Presley last met Roy Orbison Vegas 1976. Orbison was in the audience and Presley introduced him on stage... "Quite simply, the greatest singer in the world, Roy Orbison". Barbara Orbison, the widow of Roy Orbison, died Dec. 6 on the 23rd anniversary of his death. She was 60.
( 2016 † IN MEMORY OF ) - † ♪♫♪♪ ROY ORBISON (Roy Kelton Orbison) Thursday, April 23, 1936 - 5' 11'' - Vernon, Texas, USA. Died; Tuesday, December 06, 1988 (aged of 52) Madison, Tennessee, USA. Cause of death; Cause of death; (heart attack)
Roy Kelton Orbison began his career in the 1950's, becoming the biggest selling artist of the early 1960's. He suffered many tragedies in the late 1960's. When he decided to record again, it was one of the most anticipated comebacks in music history. "She's a Mystery to Me" is the single from Roy Orbison's 1989 album, 'Mystery Girl'. The track was written for Orbison by Bono and The Edge of U2. The album 'Mystery Girl' received its name from the song.
Roy Orbison’s Texan roots offer a glimpse into his rockabilly music, but it’s his personal style of jet-black hair and ubiquitous black sunglasses that made his octave-changing vocals all the more fascinating.
Southern Hair the Year You Were Born
1962 Roy Orbison - Southern Hair the Year You Were Born - Southernliving. Another Tennessee native, who was born in Texas, with a noteworthy hairstyle, Roy Orbison’s coiffure was quintessential to the decade in which he found fame. The classic pompadour look was certainly a popular one (fellow musician Elvis Presley also claimed it), and it’s almost too close to call who wore it best.
Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison Carl Perkins. On the first day of the Class of ‘55 session, September 16th, 1985.