“Elvis Presley was bigger than life. His success was documented and laid out for him. He came to the first show I had in Memphis, and it was very nice. He sort of treated me like an equal, because we were both fresh in the business. We got to be great friends and kindred souls.” -Roy Orbison
“GO! GO! GO! (Down the Line)” by Roy Orbison
Written by Roy Orbison and Billy Pat Ellis and first released as the B-Side to Sun Record #242, “Ooby Dooby,” this rockabilly classic was also recorded by Ricky Nelson, Mickey Gilley, The Hollies, and Roy’s fellow SUN Records alumni Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis! The Killer (Jerry Lee Lewis) released the song as SUN record # 288.
The new exhibit at The Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, TN opens August 15th and showcases Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and their SUN Studios peers Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, W.S. Holland.
ROY ORBISON singing the ELVIS PRESLEY hit “THAT’S ALRIGHT MAMA”!
From the 1956 Guitar Pull Medley