CD The Very Best of Roy Orbison [Sony/BMG Australia] (CD 1187093),
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The Very Best of Roy Orbison [Sony/BMG Australia]


  • 1. Oh, Pretty Woman
    2. You Got It
    3. Only The Lonely (Know The Way I Feel)
    4. I Drove All Night
    5. In Dreams
    6. Love Hurts
    7. Ooby Dooby
    8. Claudette
    9. Blue Bayou
    10. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)
    11. Lana
    12. Running Scared
    13. Falling
    14. California Blue
    15. Pretty Paper
    16. Love So Beautiful, A
    17. Unchained Melody
    18. Uptown
    19. She's A Mystery To Me
    20. That Lovin' You Feelin' Again
    21. Too Soon To Know
    22. Blue Angel
    23. It's Over
    24. Crying
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 82876-81276-

  • Credits
    Producer
    Engineer

    Personnel includes: Roy Orbison (vocals, guitar); T Bone Burnett, Bruce Springsteen, Mike Campbell, Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, K.D. Lang, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Waits, Jennifer Warnes, Don Was.
    Producers include: Michael Utley, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne, T Bone Burnett, Don Was, David Lynch.
    Includes liner notes by Tanja Crouch and Roy Orbison.
    Digitally remastered by Stephen Marcussen (Precision Mastering, Los Angeles, California).
    The black clothes, the dark glasses, the spine-tingling falsetto...these Roy Orbison trademarks reinforced the image of the loners and lovelorn characters populating this legend's canon. The 80's were a rebirth for Orbison, resulting in Grammys, Traveling Wilbury membership and the resumption of a successful career cut short by a heart attack in 1988.
    THE VERY BEST OF collects a chunk of Orbison hits re-recorded in 1985 (the initial masters were caught up in legal proceedings threatening their very existence). Regardless of time's passing, Orbison's pure singing style and talent kept the songs sounding true to their original versions. Previously unreleased nuggets and live performances round out this package, including songs from the star-studded BLACK AND WHITE NIGHT LIVE album, a rare acoustic reading of "Pretty Paper" (taken from a 1964 British TV special) and Orbison's own rendition of "Claudette," 30 years after he wrote this hit for the Everly Brothers.

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