June 24, 2015

“DRIFT AWAY” by Roy Orbison

“DRIFT AWAY” by Roy Orbison Written by Mentor Williams and probably best known as Dobie Gray’s 1973 single,  “DRIFT AWAY” was recorded by Roy Orbison on June 22, 1973 for Roy’s MGM Records album MILESTONES. Here’s a rare live version of…

MILESTONES

Roy Orbison’s final MGM Records album, MILESTONES, was released on September 24, 1973, but much of the recording was done in June of that same year. Side One “I Wanna Live” (John D. Loudermilk) “You Don’t Know Me” (Cindy Walker,…

“BLUE RAIN” by Roy Orbison

“BLUE RAIN” by Roy Orbison Recorded on this day in 1973, “BLUE RAIN” was written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson for Roy’s MILESTONES album released by MGM Records in 1973.  Orbison and Melson wrote many songs together including such…

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