April 29, 2016

Happy Birthday Willie Nelson!

Roy Orbison’s friend and writer of such hits as “PRETTY PAPER,” Willie Nelson is 83 today! Here’s a song written by Mickey Newbury that both Roy and Willie recorded.  This is “SWEET MEMORIES” from Roy’s 2015 release, ONE OF THE…

Happy Birthday Alan Alda!

Happy Birthday Alan Alda! The actor celebrates his 80th birthday today!  Here he is in the final scene of the film Moonshine War from 1970 that features Roy Orbison’s #MGMYears song “IT TAKES ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE” from the album…

Happy Birthday B. B. King!

Happy Birthday B. B. King! The blues icon would’ve been 90 today.  Here’s B. B. King playing “THE THRILL IS GONE” at the 1990 Roy Orbison tribute concert to raise money for the homeless.  We think it’s one of his finest…

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