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Roy Orbison Monumental Hits

catalog number: CDP829568

weight in Kg 0,107


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Roy Orbison: Monumental Hits

(1989/EMI AUS) 16 tracks


Roy Orbison - Monumental Hits Medium 1
1: Only The Lonely  
2: Blue Angel  
3: Running Scared  
4: Love Hurts  
5: Crying  
6: Dream Baby  
7: Working For The Man  
8: In Dreams  
9: Falling  
10: Blue Bayou  
11: Pretty Paper  
12: Borne On The Wind  
13: It's Over  
14: Pretty Woman  
15: (Say) You're My Girl  
16: Lana  


Artikeleigenschaften von Roy Orbison: Monumental Hits

  • Interpret: Roy Orbison

  • Albumtitel: Monumental Hits

  • Format CD
  • Title Monumental Hits
  • Label EMI

  • EAN: 0724382956822

  • weight in Kg 0.107

Artist description "Orbison, Roy"

Roy Orbison

Born on 23 4th 1936 in Vernon, Texas.

Died on 6.12th 1988 in Tennesse.

The man with the unmistakable voice began as a rockabilly singer, then went as a staff composer (at Acuff - Rose) to Nashville. From his contract with Sun Records, he bought himself free, signed with Monument, where he began the assembly line production fate pregnant pain ballads. Among his classics and evergreens include 'Crying', 'Only The Lonely', 'Dream Baby', 'In Dreams', 'It's Over' and of course 'Pretty Woman' (a total of 29 US-Hits 1956-1967).

1966 accident his wife Claudette deadly on a motorcycle, only two years later both Orbison's sons died in a house fire. On 25 3 1969 Roy married in Nashville, the 19 year old Barbara Anne Wellhonen from Bielefeld (two common sons: Roy Kelton Jr., born in 1970, and Alexander, born 1974). During the 70 years it has been quiet around the superstar, who had to undergo a dangerous heart surgery.

End of the 80 he received a new contract with Virgin, again bubbled the hits, and Orbison was next to George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty solid Roy ORBISON Mm member of the Traveling Wilburys. At 6:12. In 1988, he died 'in Nashville a heart attack, his designated successor at the Wilburys, Del Shannon, shot himself.

Orbison's only German-language single is the mega-Rarität- both original titles were übersungen of the production line of Wolf Kabitzky on 06.09.1963 in Hamburg Teldec studio in the Easter Road with German lyrics. 1987 was recorded 'The Big O' in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.

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