January 29, 2016

“CLAUDETTE” by Roy Orbison

“CLAUDETTE” by Roy Orbison Written by Roy Orbison during his time at Sun Records and a huge hit for the Everly Brothers, this song can be found on Roy’s first #MGMYears album THERE IS ONLY ONE ROY ORBISON.  Here’s the remastered…

Photo: Roy & Claudette Orbison

This week in 1966 Roy Orbison found himself back in the studio recording songs for his #MGMYears album, ROY ORBISON SINGS DON GIBSON, after having lost his beautiful young wife, Claudette, in a motorcycle accident earlier that year.  Roy sought…

“TOO SOON TO KNOW” BY ROY ORBISON

“TOO SOON TO KNOW” BY ROY ORBISON After suffering the incomprehensible tragedy of losing his wife, Claudette, in a motorcycle accident, Roy Orbison was sidelined briefly from recording to look after his family.  However, wanting to put his best face…

Claudette Orbison

On June 6, 1966, Roy Orbison’s beautiful, young wife, Claudette, was tragically killed in a motorcycle accident leaving Roy and their three boys- Roy DeWayne, Anthony, and Wesley- behind.  This devastating event shattered Roy, but he took refuge in caring for…

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