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Roy Orbison and His Nashville Recordings, 20 Years After His Deathnew

With the 20th anniversary of Orbison's death on Dec. 6, and with the recent release of a career-defining box set, Roy Orbison: The Soul of Rock and Roll, it's an apt time to reflect on how several of pop music's most timeless and artful songs unexpectedly emerged from a small Nashville recording studio on 17th Avenue.
Nashville Scene  |  Michael McCall  |  12-05-2008  |  Reviews

New Box Set Captures Orbison's Otherworldlinessnew

This career-summarizing four-CD collection supplants the 18-year-old box The Legendary Roy Orbison, and serves as a cost-effective alternative to Orbison, Bear Family's pricey, comprehensive seven-CD overview of Orbison's days at Sun, RCA, and Monument.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Chris Morris  |  10-03-2008  |  Reviews

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