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Roy Orbison

Green Day, Roy Orbison and the origins of the African-American entertainment industry are among recent books that examine the roots of American music. more

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Roy Orbison: Black & White Night 30 Rather than repackage Roy Orbison’s acclaimed 1987 cable special, the producers culled through unused footage and showed,Home Movies / Out On Digital more

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One of the most distinctive male voices in 20th-century popular music, Roy Orbison enjoyed a prolific career from the 1950s through the ’80s. The Ultimate Collection is a well-curated best-of album, an aid to navigating the abundance of Orb... more

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Roy Orbison was a big star in the early 1960s, but faded by the middle of that decade, eclipsed by The Beatles and the British Invasion. more

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Roy Orbison was a self-conscious young man who transmuted anxiety into gold. As recording artist, author and Milwaukee expatriate John Kruth reports in his biography of more

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If Roy Orbison's career had ended after his 1950s rockabilly phase, he would still have be The Soul of Rock and Roll ,CD Reviews more

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