30 years after his death Roy Orbison is a pop star all over again in the UK.
Orbison died from a heart attack in 1988, aged 52. Weeks earlier, he had released his first album as part of Traveling Wilburys with George Harrison, Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne and Bob Dylan.
At the time of his death he had completed, but not yet released, a new record ‘Mystery Girl’. The first single ‘You Got It’ was released just weeks after his death.
Roy Orbison rose to fame in the 1950s with a string of hits including ‘Ooby Dooby’ in 1956, ‘Only The Lonely’ in 1960 and ‘Crying’ in 1961.
The UK Gold Record was for ‘A Love So Beautiful: Roy Orbison with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’.
Thanks to technology, the music of Roy Orbison hologram tour is heading around the world.