We Remember Roy Orbison

We Remember Roy Orbison

December 6, 1988 – Mr.Roy Kelton Orbison simply known as Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter passed away aged 52. He is remembered.


“Full Moon Fever” by Tom Petty is his first solo album released on April 24, 1989 and featuring contributions from Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison and George Harrison. >>


[1989] Stray Cats, Levon Helm, B.B. King, Al Kooper, Don Was, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, The Byrds with Roger McGuinn, David Crosby & Chris Hillman, Bob Dylan plus Cindy Bullens (g), Wendy Melvoin (g), Lisa Coleman (kb), Tina Weymouth (b), Debbie Peterson (voc)and Carla Azar (d). They all pay tribute to Roy Orbison at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California >> 82 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] Roy Orbison participates next to Willie Nelson, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Billy Joel and many others in the first “Farm Aid” at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois >> 10 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1978] Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Denny Lane, Don Everly, Albert Lee, Maria Elena Santiago, Bo Diddley, Roy Orbison and The Crickets perform at the 4th annual MPL Buddy Holly Week celebration concert at the Hammersmith Odeon in London >> 8 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1984] the ‘Million Dollar Quartet’ – that is Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis plus Roy Orbison in place of Elvis Presley – are back at Sam Phillips’ Sun Studios to record a new album to be titled ‘Class ’85’ >> 6 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1987] you do not want to miss Roy Orbison plus k.d. lang on “The Tonight Show” with guest host Jay Leno on NBC >> 16 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1959] you do not want to miss Roy Orbison at “Saturday Night Beech Nut Show” hosted by Dick Clark on ABC >> 2 MINUTES on RVM >>

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