Roy Orbison performs "Oh, Pretty Woman" as the finale of the Black & White Night Concert. Backed by Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, James Burton, Glen D. Hardin, Tom Waits, kd lang, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, JD Souther, T Bone Burnett, Steven Soles, and Jennifer Warnes. Recorded September 30, 1987.
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.
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.