From Legacy Recordings –
1964: Roy Orbison goes to No. 1 on the UK singles chart with “It’s Over,” his second UK No. 1. At that time, Orbison became the first American artist to score a UK No. 1 in nearly a year (the last was of course, Elvis).
“CALIFORNIA BLUE” (Studio Demo- 2014) Video
Written by Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, & Tom Petty
Here’s one of the bonus tracks/videos on Mystery Girl Deluxe out now from Sony Legacy and Roy’s Boys-
Mystery Girl: Unraveled, the stunning documentary that accompanies Mystery Girl Deluxe features archival footage of Roy Orbison in the studio.
This film still captured from an acoustic performance of “Careless Heart” found among some CBS News footage provides a sneak preview into the rare assets included on the bonus DVD-
“SHE’S A MYSTERY TO ME” by Roy Orbison
Written by U2’s Bono and The Edge this is the title track from Roy’s 1989 album MYSTERY GIRL. In celebration of its 25th Anniversary this year, Roy’s Boys and Sony Legacy have some big news to share regarding Orbison’s final opus later this week.
Check back tomorrow for exclusive details!
Happy Birthday Barbara Orbison!
Barbara was Roy Orbison’s wife and manager in addition to founding a successful publishing company, Still Working Music Group, and a perfume company, Pretty Woman Perfume. Barbara promoted Roy’s legacy until her passing on December 6, 2011- the 23rd anniversary of Roy’s death.
Roy and his Mystery Girl would have celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary this March.
God Bless Barbara Orbison!