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Roy Orbison - Monument A-Sides

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    Personnel: Lillian Vann Hunt, Dorothy Walker, Wilda Tinsley, Vernal Richardson, Martin Kathan, Mary Hicks, Alline Fentress, Kenneth Goldsmith , Solie Fott, Shelly Kurland, Jane Norris, Pamela Goldsmith, George Binkley III, Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower (......more

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Artist: Orbison, Roy
Description:
Personnel: Lillian Vann Hunt, Dorothy Walker, Wilda Tinsley, Vernal Richardson, Martin Kathan, Mary Hicks, Alline Fentress, Kenneth Goldsmith , Solie Fott, Shelly Kurland, Jane Norris, Pamela Goldsmith, George Binkley III, Brenton Banks, Cecil Brower (violin); Howard Carpenter (viola); Byron Bach (cello). Recording information: London (01/04/1963); Nashville (01/04/1963); London (01/09/1962); Nashville (01/09/1962); London (01/16/1965); Nashville (01/16/1965); London (02/27/1961); Nashville (02/27/1961); London (03/10/1964); Nashville (03/10/1964); London (03/25/1960); Nashville (03/25/1960); London (04/17/1962); Nashville (04/17/1962); London (06/01/1965); Nashville (06/01/1965); London (06/03/1959); Nashville (06/03/1959); London (06/14/1961); Nashville (06/14/1961); London (06/26/1961); Nashville (06/26/1961); London (08/01/1964); Nashville (08/01/1964); London (08/08/1960); Nashville (08/08/1960); London (08/14/1962); Nashville (08/14/1962); London (09/11/1963); Nashville (09/11/1963); London (09/15/1960-09/17/1960); Nashville (09/15/1960-09/17/1960); London (09/18/1959); Nashville (09/18/1959); London (11/15/1961); Nashville (11/15/1961). This long-awaited set collects the A-sides of the 20 singles Roy Orbison released for the independent label Monument Records between 1959 and 1966, the period on which his impressive legacy rests.
See Also:
For the Lonely: 18 Greatest Hits, Mystery Girl, The Soul of Rock & Roll, Sun Years [Rhino], Black & White Night, 16 Biggest Hits
See Influences:
Cowboy Copas, Roy Acuff, Hank Williams, Bob Wills, Big Joe Turner, Johnny Horton, Elvis Presley, Lefty Frizzell
See Contemporaries:
Johnny Tillotson, Marvin Rainwater, Jack Scott, The Four Seasons, Bobby Darin, Sonny Burgess (Sun Rockabilly), Buddy Holly, Brenda Lee, Elvis Presley, Ritchie Valens, Buddy Knox, Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, Phil Spector, Emmylou Harris, Gene Vincent, Charlie Rich, The Everly Brothers, Neil Sedaka, Fats Domino, Chris Isaak, Rick Nelson, Narvel Felts, Carl Perkins (Rockabilly), Marty Robbins, Johnny Rivers (Pop), Gene Pitney, Johnny Cash, Dion, Del Shannon, k.d. lang, Conway Twitty, Duane Eddy, Jackie Wilson
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Uptown
  2. 2 Only the Lonely
  3. 3 Blue Angel
  4. 4 I'm Hurtin'
  5. 5 Running Scared
  6. 6 Lana
  7. 7 Crying
  8. 8 Let the Good Times Roll
  9. 9 Blue Bayou
  10. 10 Dream Baby
  11. 11 Crowd, The
  12. 12 Working for the Man
  13. 13 In Dreams
  14. 14 Falling
  15. 15 It's Over
  16. 16 Oh, Pretty Woman
  17. 17 Goodnight
  18. 18 Pretty Paper
  19. 19 (Say) You're My Girl
  20. 20 Paper Boy
Type:
Performer
Genre:
Oldies
Subgenre:
Rock 'N' Roll
Label:
Legacy
Producer:
Gregg Geller (Compilation)
Number of Discs:
1
Format:
Compact Disc
Studio or Live:
Studio
Mono or Stereo:
Stereo
SPARS Coding:
n/a
Runtime:
50 : 47
Editorial Reviews:
Spin (p.106) - "Drawing from country, R&B, pop standards, and a Ravel-like classicism, Orbison tied it all together with his rapturous voice...both achingly human and otherworldly." Record Collector (magazine) (p.94) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "The live readings stick rigidly to what appeared on record, but the Orbison voice is given an even freer reign, his high notes melting hearts at will."
UPC:
886978674128
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  • Great Oldies Songs from my youth

    My son talked me into getting an ipod, then I NEEDED to get CDs to save on ipod since I got rid of all the old LPs. I truly enjoy the songs from 60s which brings back fond memories and great artists.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Description was just what songs were on the CD
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Great recording
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