Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer-songwriter known for his distinctive, impassioned voice, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads. The combination led many critics to describe his music as operatic, nicknaming him “the Caruso of Rock[1] and “the Big O”. While most male rock-and-roll performers in the 1950s and 1960s projected a defiant masculinity, many of Orbison’s songs instead conveyed vulnerability. His voice ranged from baritone to tenor, and music scholars have suggested that he had a three- or four-octave range.[2] During performances, he was known for standing still and solitary, and for wearing black clothes, to match his jet black hair and dark sunglasses, which lent an air of mystery to his persona.

i collected a few songs from this wonderful artist, my dad would listen to him as much as all the oldies or even Neil Diamond.


  1. Blue Angel Roy Orbison 2:53
  2. Blue Bayou Roy Orbison 2:30
  3. Candy Man Roy Orbison 2:47
  4. Crying Roy Orbison 2:48
  5. Dream Baby Roy Orbison 2:35
  6. Falling Roy Orbison 2:25
  7. I'm Hurtin' Roy Orbison 2:46
  8. In Dreams Roy Orbison 2:51
  9. It's Over Roy Orbison 2:50
  10. Leah Roy Orbison 2:42
  11. Love Hurts Roy Orbison 2:30
  12. Mean Woman Blues Roy Orbison 2:28
  13. Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison 2:56
  14. Only The Lonely Roy Orbison 2:30
  15. Pretty Paper Roy Orbison 2:48
  16. Running Scared Roy Orbison 2:15
  17. Shahdaroba Roy Orbison 2:43
  18. The Crowd Roy Orbison 2:25
  19. Uptown Roy Orbison 2:09
  20. Working For The Man Roy Orbison 2:29



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