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Singer-Songwriter.

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname the Big O, was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas...Wikipedia

Age: 52 (age at death)
Born: 23rd April, 1936, Vernon, Texas, United States
Died: 6th December, 1988, Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
Height: 5' 11" (180 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: In Dreams (Song) (1963), Oh,Pretty Woman (Song) (1964).

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Attended the University of North Texas.

 

His breakthrough hit in 1960, the million seller "Only The Lonely", was written for The Everly Brothers but they suggested that Roy record it himself.

 

I`ve really learned a lot, really learned a lot, love is like a stove, burns you when it`s hot.

 

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.

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