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Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), nicknamed "The Big O", was an influential American and a pioneer of , whose recording career spanned more than four decades. By the mid-1960s Orbison was internationally recognized for his ballads of lost love, rhythmically advanced melodies, three-octave vocal range, characteristic dark sunglasses, and sometimes distinctive usage of , typified in songs such as "Only the Lonely, "Oh, Pretty Woman", and "Crying". In… read more

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  • roy eu te amo e não é pouco <3
  • Wonderful voice and beautiful music. Great artist <3
  • Бог рок-н-ролла.
  • Music in Glorious Black & White.
  • Love you! You have such a great voice, full of emotions ♥
  • v Are you mentally sound?
  • YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AUSTIN 1980!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 9 YEARS CRAIG STEWART!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ROY ORBISON!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Best solo artist ever and forever. <3 Orbison.
  • He lets you know how it is.
  • One trivia piece excluded from the LastFM biography is that Roy's trademark dark glasses were given to him by John Lennon after Roy realized he had forgotten his pair at the hotel. He continued to wear these glasses well into his career. And, a point I believe completely is that Roy was underrated beyond comprehension. He had an operatic voice, tremendous writing skills and - as elvis said on stage - was the greatest vocalist alive. He did it all. And he didn't have to steal music from the afro americans to make his money either as elvis did.

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