“DRIFT AWAY” by Roy Orbison
Recorded this week in 1973, “DRIFT AWAY” appears on Roy Orbison’s final#MGMYears album MILESTONES
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Elvis Costello has been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame!
Fellow Songwriters Hall of Fame member, Roy Orbison, recorded Costello’s song, “THE COMEDIANS.” This version, live from Roy Orbison & Friends: A Black & White Night, features Elvis Costello in the band-
Lucky, Lefty, Nelson, Otis and Charlie T, Jr – together, they were known as The Traveling Wilburys… but who was really behind the curly hair and shades?
One obfuscating legend claimed they were “the only known surviving members of this once great tribe of wandering musicians”, with an ancestry that “goes back so far that their exact origins have become extremely difficult to… separate from the legends and myths that have grown around them.”