Roy Orbison  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23 1936December 6 1988), nicknamed "The Big O," was an influential American singer-songwriter, guitarist and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades. Orbison is best known for the songs, "Ooby Dooby," "Only the Lonely," "In Dreams," "Oh, Pretty Woman," "Crying," "Running Scared," and "You Got It."



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