The singer and guitarist started his career in 1956 in the label Sun Records in Memphis, which also had Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash under contract. His first hit there was "Ooby Dooby", and Fortan celebrated Roy Orbison with self-composed songs until 1964 great successes. He increased with his flawless three-octave voice, which rose over orchestra lots in miniature dramas.
Orbison was Orbison "The Greatest Singer in the World" for Elvis Presley. After the Success Singles "Only the Lonely", "Running Scared", "Crying", "Blue Bayou" and "Pretty Woman", which appeared in 1964, Orbison was hit by private fate. His wife Claudette died in a motorcycle accident and two of his sons with a fire of his country house.
Until 1987, Roy Orbison was almost nothing to hear. This year, he joined Elvis Costello and Bruce Springsteen in the TV special "Roy Orbison and Friends", from which the excellent live video "Black and White Night" emerged. Then he published the LP "Mystery Girl" with the Hits "You Got It" and "California Blue" in 1988. In the same year he did with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty to the Supergroup Traveling Wilbury, with the LP "Traveling Wilbury’s Vol. 1 "had a million celleller.
But that has not experienced Roy Orbison, because he died of heart failure before this publication.