This week in 1970 Roy Orbison was in the studio recording “SO YOUNG.” Check out this single artwork-
In 2014 Roy Orbison received the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum’s inaugural Iconic Riff Award for “OH, PRETTY WOMAN.”
Among the other honorees that night was Roy’s old friend, former label president, and cowriter, Mike Curb, who received the Industry Icon honor that evening. In this photo from the ceremonies, Roy’s Boys- Wesley (far left), Roy Jr. (center), and Alex Orbison (behind Roy Jr.)- can be seen with Curb (second row, far right).
“IT TAKES ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE” by Roy Orbison
On March 18, 1970 Roy Orbison went into the studio and cut two songs co-written with a then 24-year-old musician who happened to be the president of MGM Records, where Roy was signed at the time, Mike Curb. Both songs written by Orbison and Curb, “So Young” and “It Takes All Kinds of People,” were featured in movies- Zabriskie Point and Moonshine War, respectively.
Here’s “IT TAKES ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE,” which appeared on Roy’s 1972 MGM album Roy Orbison Sings–