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Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson
  • Artist: Roy Orbison
  • Label: Ume
  • UPC: 602547232939
  • Item #: 1546107X
  • Genre: Rock
  • Release Date: 12/4/2015
  • Rank: 182069
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Price: $13.94
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Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson on LP

Limited vinyl LP pressing of this album by the rock icon. This re-issue is fully remixed and remastered to return the audio to it's original glory. Package includes fully restored original artwork. Roy Orbison sings Don Gibson was originally released in January of 1967. Released mere months after the tragic death of his beautiful young wife, Claudette, Roy Orbison sings Don Gibson let fans know that Roy would continue to produce incredible music. Roy Orbison was best known for his trademark sunglasses, distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. His greatest success came with Monument Records between 1960 and 1964, when 22 of his songs placed on the Billboard Top 40. Orbison's vocal instrument bridged the gap between baritone and tenor, and music scholars have suggested that he had a three- or four-octave range. The combination of Orbison's powerful, impassioned voice and complex musical arrangements led many critics to refer to his music as operatic, giving him the sobriquet "the Caruso of Rock".