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A Quick Tip by MNeulander

  • Aug 31, 2010
I came to appreciate Roy Orbison later in life.  I was 27 and a army helicopter pilot stationed in Korea in 1985 when a room mate of mine introduced me to this great poet, songwriter, and performer.  My roommate would constantly play Roy's albums.  When I asked who was performing I was pleasantly surprised.  I had heard of Orbison but had a misconception that he was primarily a country performer, a genre I do not much appreciate. 

Needless to say when I found out he wrote "Pretty Women"  and "Only The Lonely," I was hooked!  I love Orbison's deep melodious voice on the recording of these two great songs!  I really enjoy reminiscing on those days.  Music was so important in our lives back then since there was not many other forms of entertainment.
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Recently graduated with a Masters in Humanities degree from Old Dominion University reading in philosophy and history. I graduated from the Univ. of Miami in 1980 with a B.A. in Political Science; specializing … more
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On December 4, 1988 in Akron, OH, Roy Orbison took the stage for what would be the final time, prior to his sudden passing two days later. With Roy & his band performing a series of greatest hits, The Last Concert is an excellent legacy for one of America s most treasured voices. The Last Concert features no less than 7 Top-10 singles, including Oh, Pretty Woman , Crying , Dream Baby & more!
 
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Label: Eagle Records
Genre: Pop
Release Date: August 10, 2010

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