Roy Orbison


Roy Orbison
noun
United States composer and rockabilly tenor popular in the 1950s (1936-1988)
Syn: ↑Orbison
Instance Hypernyms: ↑singer, ↑vocalist, ↑vocalizer, ↑vocaliser, ↑composer

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Roy Orbison [Roy Orbison]
(1936–88) a US singer and writer of pop songs who was very successful in the early 1960s. He was sometimes called the ‘Big O’. His voice had a sad and emotional quality and he always wore dark glasses while performing. His best-known songs include Only the Lonely (1960), Cryin’ (1961) and Pretty Woman (1964). Orbison was chosen for the Rock and Roll ↑Hall of Fame in 1987.

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