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In Dreams: The Greatest Hits
Roy Orbison
In Dreams: The Greatest Hits
Genres: Pop, Rock


CD Details

All Artists: Roy Orbison
Title: In Dreams: The Greatest Hits
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 2
Label: Atlantic / Wea
Release Date: 10/25/1990
Genres: Pop, Rock
Style: Oldies & Retro
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 079892142945, 075679060426

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"In Dreams (2006) ... Roy Orbison ... Sony Legacy"
J. Lovins | Missouri-USA | 11/30/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

Sony Legacy presents "IN DREAMS", featuring Roy Orbison nicknamed "The Big O", was an influential American singer songwriter and a pioneer of rock and roll whose recording career spanned more than four decades ... in the mid-1960s Orbison was internationally recognized for his ballads of lost love, rhythmically advanced melodies, characteristic dark sunglasses, and occasional distinctive usage of falsetto, typified in songs such as "Only The Lonely", "In Dreams", "Oh, Pretty Woman", "Crying" and "Running Scared" ... it was In 1987 Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and posthumously in 1989 into the National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Selections from "In Dreams" a classic performances by Roy Orbison and a clan of fellow musicians:
1. Growing Up [3:09]
2. Sun Records [3:48]
3. Claudette [2:47]
4. RCA to Monument [3:46]
5. Creating Only the Lonely [4:18]
6. Studio Sophistication [5:19]
7. Crying [3:25]
8. Dream Baby [3:12]
9. Touring with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones [4:07]
10. Songwriting [3:14]
11. Oh, Pretty Woman [3:12]
12. Success [2:49]
13. Tragedy [4:33]
14. Coping [4:15]
15. Barbara and Rejuvenation [4:47]
16. Collaborating with Emmylou Harris [3:32]
17. Frustrations [5:04]
18. Blue Velvet [6:03]
19. Mystery Girl [3:23]
20. Crying with K.D. Lang [4:08]
21. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction [1:21]
22. Black and White Night [4:18]
23. Lefty Wilbury [4:08]
24. Credits [1:25]

With Roy on this rockabilly occasion celebrating this legend's 70th Anniversary in a documentary with many of his admirers ... Chet Atkins, Bono, Johnny Cash, Cowboy Jack Clement, Fred Foster, Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, Emmylou Harris, George Harrison, Chris Isaak, Will Jennings, K.D. Lang , Jerry Lee Lewis, David Lynch, Jeff Lynne, Raul Malo, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen, Bernie Taupin, Don Was and Dwight Yoakam.

Must ask the following to take a bow Barbara Orbison (Executive Producer), Cass Paley (Re-Edit Producer) and Jed Hilly (Co-Producer) ... and the label that made it all possible Sony Legacy --- this is a must have for all the fans plus a wonderful tribute to a man who brought joy to millions of people --- ROY ORBISON.

Total Time: 90 mins on DVD ~ SNYL #86940 ~ (10/31/2006)"
Absolutely Amazing!!
Amanda J. Valentin | Virginia Beach, VA | 02/02/2010
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I grew up listening to Roy Orbison... This dvd shows such great insight behind his songs and him as person! I highly recommend this dvd to all Roy Orbison fans!!"
John R. Dorris | Paris, IL USA | 03/16/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This shows the complete life of a rock and roll originator, by those who worked with him, fans, and other legends who admired him. Deserves a lot of viewing by those whod are interested in the history of rock and roll."