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Rhapsody in black : the life and music of Roy Orbison

Author: John Kruth
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin : Hal Leonard Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Rhapsody in Black doesnt shy away from or trivialize the personal pain, alienation, and tragic events that shaped Orbisons singular personality and music. Roy Orbison wasnt merely a singer but a sonic alchemist who, in the end, transformed unfathomable human misery into transcendent melody and platinum records. Rhapsody In Black contains new interviews with over 20 people who worked closely with Orbison throughout  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Roy Orbison; Roy Orbison; Roy Orbison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kruth
ISBN: 9781476886794 1476886792
OCLC Number: 828416910
Description: x, 243 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrated, portraits ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life and music of Roy Orbison
Responsibility: John Kruth.

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He was blessed with a set of pipes that Elvis Presley claimed were the best in the business. His eyes hidden behind his perpetual Ray-Bans, Roy Orbison stood perfectly still onstage, singing songs of  Read more...

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