Library Rock's Backpages

Orbison — Friendly American With A Soft Spot For Britain

Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 11 March 1967

ROY ORBISON is one of the unfathomable elements in British pop. He weathered the turbulent years of the beat boom singing dramatic ballads in the same style. There is no "sex image" in his personality and no antics on stage.

Total word count of piece: 547


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.