What Are Some Popular Songs by Roy Orbison?


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Popular songs by Roy Orbison include "Oh Pretty Woman," "Only The Lonely," "Crying" and "In Dreams." Another well-known single by Orbison is "You Got It."

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"Oh Pretty Woman" topped the music charts in 1964 and has been covered by several artists, including rock group Van Halen. "Only The Lonely," released in 1960, remains one of Orbison's biggest hits. "Crying" was released the following year and rose quickly to a number two position on the U.S. pop charts. "In Dreams" was released in 1963 and is prominently featured during a key scene in the 1986 movie "Blue Velvet." The 1989 hit "You Got It" marked a successful comeback for the artist. Tragically, Orbison died before it was released.

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