Photo of Roy Orbison playing the Bumbershoot Music Festival in 1987 at the Seattle Center Coliseum
Roy Orbison: Live at The Seattle Center Coliseum
Mercy! Recently uncovered in the Orbison archives,RoyOrbisonLive.com presents Roy Orbison: Live at The Seattle Center Coliseum. Recorded live on September 5, 1987 at Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Arts Festival by a member of the Orbison crew, this concert showcases all the finesse of Roy Orbison’s later shows.
Founded in 1971, Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Arts Festival still takes place annually. A true music-lover’s event, in 1987 the eclectic lineup included Dwight Yoakam, k.d. lang, Miles Davis, Gregg Allman, Bonnie Raitt, and Roy Orbison to name a few. Taking the stage to play a packed house at the Seattle Center Coliseum Orbison and his band deliver one of their finest performances. Cheering fans fuel reprises on “Crying” and “Running Scared” that can only be described as epic. From the very same 1987 tour as the famed Mean Fiddler show Roy Orbison: Live at The Seattle Center Coliseum boasts a similar set list. Mastered by Grammy Award winning engineer Richard Dodd, this 15 track release will not disappoint!
1. Intro 0:13
2. Only the Lonely 2:42
3. Leah 3:12
4. Dream Baby 2:55
5. In Dreams 3:26
6. Mean Woman Blues 3:10
7. Blue Bayou 3:27
8. Candyman 3:40
9. Crying 3:36
10. Crying Reprise 2:06
11. Ooby Dooby 3:55
12. It’s Over 3:09
13. Oh, Pretty Woman 4:40
14. Running Scared 4:16
15. Running Scared Reprise 2:08
**PLEASE NOTE: This is a bootleg recording of a live performance. This is not a studio quality recording. If this is not the type of material you are seeking, please visit www.RoyOrbison.com to find Roy Orbison’s studio works.
As you may have noticed, we are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with our digital release of Roy Orbison: Live at the Seattle Center Coliseum. We do apologize for this inconvenience, and hope to bring you this magnificent concert as soon as absolutely possible. Your patience is appreciated. We promise, it’s worth waiting for!
“DREAM BABY” by Roy Orbison
From the 1965 Monument Concert-