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Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer-songwriter known for his distinctive, impassioned voice, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads. The combination led many critics to describe his music as operatic, nicknaming him "the Caruso of Rock" and "the Big O". While most male rock-and-roll performers in the 1950s and 1960s projected a defiant masculinity, many of Orbison's songs instead conveyed vulnerability. His voice ranged from baritone to tenor, and music scholars have suggested that he had a three- or four-octave range. During performances, he was known for standing still and solitary, and for wearing black clothes, to match his jet black hair and dark sunglasses, which lent an air of mystery to his persona.

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Holographic Version of Roy Orbison Is Going on Tour Three Decades After His Death

The legendary singer-songwriter is heading out on a tour called "In Dreams" as a hologram.

via The Complex at January 11, 2018

A Holographic Version of Roy Orbison Is Going on Tour Three Decades After His Death

The legendary singer-songwriter is heading out on a tour called "In Dreams" as a hologram.

via Pigeons and Planes at January 11, 2018

30 Years After His Death, Roy Orbison Is Going On Tour Again -- In Hologram Form

Two days ago, I watched Roy Orbison rise from the ground onto the stage at the Rose Theater at Lincoln Center, donning a gray suit, a red Gibson...

via Billboard at January 11, 2018

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