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Roy Orbison
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Birth Name: Roy Kelton Orbison

Born: 23 April 1936 Died: 6 December 1988

Country of origin: United States


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Roy Orbison Videos

Roy Orbison - Crying (from The Roy Orbison Show)

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Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman (from Black & White Night)

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Roy Orbison - I Drove All Night

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About: Born: Vernon, Texas, USA.

Father: Orbie Lee Orbison (worker)
Mother: Nadine (nurse)
Brother: Grady Orbison
1st Wife: Claudette Frady (1957 to 1966 (her death) (three children)
2nd Wife: Barbara Anne Marie Wilhonnen Jacobs (1969 to 1988 (his death) (two children)

Died: Hendersonville, Tennessee, USA of heart failure.

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2. Jeopardy! (1984)
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Favourite songs (667 music items)
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The Old Grey Listal Test (1964) (20 music items)

"OH, PRETTY WOMAN Released: August 1964 VideoPeaked: 8 October 1964 Weeks at UK #1: 3"


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The Old Grey Listal Test (1963) (20 music items)

"BLUE BAYOU Released: 1963 VideoHighest Position: 3"


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The Old Grey Listal Test (1962) (20 music items)

"DREAM BABY Released: 1962 VideoHighest Position: 2"


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The Old Grey Listal Test (1960) (20 music items)

"ONLY THE LONELY (KNOW HOW I FEEL) Released: May 1960 VideoPeaked: 20 October 1960 Weeks at UK #1: 2"


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Favorite American Male Singers (30 person items)

" Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname The Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions and dark emotional ballads. His greatest success came between 1960 and 1964, when 22 of his songs placed on the Billboard Top Forty, including "Only the Lonely", "Crying" and "Oh, Pretty Woman". Several covers of his songs and the use of "In Dreams" in David Lynch's film 'Blue Velvet' (1"


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50 from '61 (50 music items)

"CRYING Released: July 1961 VideoUK Singles Chart: #25 U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #2"


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50 from '64 (50 music items)

"OH, PRETTY WOMAN Released: August 1964 VideoUK Singles Chart: #1 U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #1"


Holy Godiva added this to a list 5 months, 3 weeks ago
50 from '60 (50 music items)

"ONLY THE LONELY Released: May 1960 VideoUK Singles Chart: #1 U.S. Billboard Hot 100: #2"


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Emily J. rated this 7/10 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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50 from '88 (50 music items)

"Roy Kelton Orbison 23 April 1936 - 6 December 1988"


ThePackMan rated this 8/10 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Saturn V posted a video 7 months, 1 week ago
Roy Orbison.....The Actress
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Roy Orbison - Chicken Hearted
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Roy Orbison -Wondering
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Growing Up by Roy Orbison
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Roy Orbison-Going Back to Gloria
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Roy Orbison - (Say) You're My Girl (1965)
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Roy Orbison - So Young (1970)
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Roy Orbison - Sweet and Easy to Love (1957)
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Roy Orbison / Rollin On
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Roy Orbison - You're My Baby
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Roy Orbison - Twinkle Toes (1966)

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