Billy Burnette, who has penned hit songs for everyone from Ray Charles, Cher, Roy Orbison to Alan Jackson and Faith Hill, is enjoying a resurgence of success for his own solo career with the recent release of Rock & Roll With It, his 1st studio album in a decade.
Munich are set to play Saturday March 19th at Queen Of Hoxton, London for the MATT HORNE SESSIONS with Dj sets from Kasabian and Dirty Pretty Things along with a couple other surprises from another great band and celebs.
The band just completed their debut 11 date UK tour gaining many new fans. After having already had a great 2010 with their debut EP and sell out launch party shows in Brighton and London, 2011 starts how it means to go on, with a bang.
Legacy Recordings celebrates the 75th birthday year of Rock & Roll legend Roy Orbison with the long awaited mono release of Roy Orbison: The Monument Singles Collection (1960-64) on Tuesday, April 12, 2011.
Restored to pristine mono mixes for the first time since their original 7" vinyl releases, Roy Orbison: The Monument Singles Collection (1960-64) presents The Big O's core classic catalog the way it's meant to sound.
Twenty-two years ago, December 6, 1988, rock and roll legend Roy Orbison passed away from a heart attack.
Roy Orbison was then at the height of his career with two albums in Billboard's Top 5, Mystery Girl and The Travelling Wilburys and was in the midst of a world-wide tour. He left behind one of history's greatest musical legacies.
New Classic Rock release: Roy Orbison "Last Concert" album!
Instantly recognizable in vocals, songwriting and style, Roy Orbison was a musical pioneer. One of the few artists to have worldwide recognition in all forms of music - pop, rock 'n' roll, spoken word, and country - he received Grammys in all categories, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award.
This April 23, 2010 is Roy Orbison's 74th birthday, and the world continues to celebrate the music and the man.
Loved the world over for a soaring 5 octave voice, and his incredible and innovative way of writing songs, "The Big O" was an artist without limits.
A host of British artists took to the stage at London's Roundhouse to raise funds following the recent Haiti earthquake disaster.
Artists such as Paul Weller, KT Tunstall, Seasick Steve, The Magic Numbers, Mr Hudson, I Blame Coco and Bombay Bicycle Club performed late into the night to the capacity audience.
Meanwhile backstage, an Epiphone Roy Orbison "Oh, Pretty Woman" 12 String Acoustic guitar was signed by all performing artists and guest presenters.
As entrepreneur, publisher, businesswoman and estate manager of legendary music artist Roy Orbison, Barbara Orbison enjoys a dynamic life.
Her latest venture, the launch of Pretty Woman Perfume is especially personal and marks the fulfillment of a life-long dream to produce a fragrance that embodies the beauty in every woman.
Roy Orbison, one of the very few artists to have been accepted by the world in all forms of popular music, and to have won Grammys in pop, rock 'n' roll and country categories, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
The ceremony took place in front of Capitol Records, where Roy's star is next to those of his dear friend John Lennon and fellow Traveling Wilbury George Harrison.
Recently I watched the Smoke Fairies play while attending the Roy Orbison Birthday Party in London. It was great to hear them perform the Roy Orbison song "It's Over" and their rendition of the track is included on the new 'Under the Covers' tribute release ...