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April 1936 - Roy Orbison, enters the world. "Oh, Pretty Woman" is one of his best known songs.

Elvis Presley last met Roy Orbison Vegas 1976. Orbison was in the audience and Presley introduced him on stage... "Quite simply, the greatest singer in the world, Roy Orbison". Barbara Orbison, the widow of Roy Orbison, died Dec. 6 on the 23rd anniversary of his death. She was 60.

Elvis Presley last met Roy Orbison Vegas Orbison was in the audience and Presley introduced him on stage. "Quite simply, the greatest singer in the world, Roy Orbison", said Elvis about Orbison.

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Roy Orbison performs on stage at the Diamond Awards on November 1988 in Antwerp, Belgium.

The Beatles backstage at the Roy Orbison tour with Gerry and the Pacemakers.

When the Beatles Toured With Roy Orbison, They Hated Following Him

1962 Roy Orbison - Southern Hair the Year You Were Born - Southernliving. Another Tennessee native, who was born in Texas, with a noteworthy hairstyle, Roy Orbison’s coiffure was quintessential to the decade in which he found fame. The classic pompadour look was certainly a popular one (fellow musician Elvis Presley also claimed it), and it’s almost too close to call who wore it best.

Southern Hair the Year You Were Born

A very young Roy Orbison, 1956 (without the dark glasses and dyed black hair)..Note the Gretsch White Falcon guitar.

A very young Roy Orbison, 1956 (without the dark glasses and dyed black hair) with a Gretsch White Falcon guitar.

Roy Orbison’s Texan roots offer a glimpse into his rockabilly music, but it’s his personal style of jet-black hair and ubiquitous black sunglasses that made his octave-changing vocals all the more fascinating.

Style Icon: Roy Orbison

Roy Orbisons Texan roots offer a glimpse into his rockabilly music, but its his personal style of jet-black hair and ubiquitous black sunglasses that made his octave-changing vocals all the more fascinating.

Born April 23,  1936 in Vernon, TX.  Died Dec. 6, 1988 of heart attack in Hendersonville, TN

Roy Orbison

Born April 1936 in Vernon, TX. 1988 of heart attack in Hendersonville, TN

The most famous recording studio in the world. Considered the birthplace of Rock n' Roll, Sun Studio, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison all recorded here.  Rock.

Tennessee, Memphis - Sun Studio - The most famous recording studio in the world. Considered the birthplace of Rock n' Roll, Sun Studio, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison all recorded here.

Roy Orbison Without His Sunglasses

See Roy Orbison without his sunglasses