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Roy Orbison looked more like a school teacher than a star and yet he influenced so many - Jackson Brown, James Taylor, KD Lang, Bruce Springsteen, The Beatles. With a personal life drenched in tragedy, his is a compelling & gripping story. Leo Green traces out how Roy went from humble country beginnings, to becoming one of the most influential songwriters and singers in Pop history. As a Songwriter, Roy had an unusual & individual writing style that hadn't really been heard in pop music before; as a singer, he was also unlike anyone else - legend has it that only Roy and Enrico Caruso were the only 20th century tenors capable of hitting E over high C! Songs to include: Only The Lonely, In Dreams, Crying, Uptown, Blue Angel, It's Over, Running Scared. Mean Woman Blues, Ooby Dooby, Blue Bayou, Claudette, Pretty Woman, I Drove All Night, Love Hurts, Walk On, You Got It.

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1 hour, 57 minutes

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Mon 29 May 2017 20:00