Twenty-two years ago, rock-and-roll icon Roy Orbison passed away. He was gone suddenly and tragically, in the midst of crafting an influence that still echoes throughout music. The voice and songwriter behind “Oh, Pretty Woman,” “Only the Lonely,” “Crying,” “In Dreams,” “Blue Bayou,” “You Got It,” and more, Orbison composed jewels that now make up America’s cultural DNA.
Today, the guardians of Orbison’s legacy want to hear from you: Share your favorite Roy Orbison memories and moments in written anecdotes or photos on the official Roy Orbison forums. The top 10 entries will be posted on the RoyOrbison.com homepage, and authors will receive exclusive prizes from the Roy Orbison Store.
Orbison may be gone, but he will never be forgotten.