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American singer, songwriter, and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark, emotional ballads. Wikipedia

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    American singer-songwriter who found the most success in the early rock and roll era from 1956 to 1964. He later enjoyed a resurgence in the late 1980s with chart success as a member of the Traveling Wilburys and with his Mystery Girl album which included the hit single "You Got It". Wikipedia

  • Bob Dylan

    American singer-songwriter, author and visual artist. Widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters, Dylan has been a major figure in popular culture for more than 50 years. Wikipedia

  • Johnny Cash

    American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Much of Cash's music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career. Wikipedia

  • American record producer, songwriter, and music business executive who founded Monument Records. Most closely associated with Roy Orbison, and was also involved in the early careers of Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson. Wikipedia

  • Carl Perkins

    American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954. Amongst his best-known songs are "Blue Suede Shoes", "Matchbox" and "Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby". Wikipedia

  • Mystery Girl

    Twenty-second album by American singer Roy Orbison. Completed in November 1988, a month before his death at the age of 52, and released posthumously by Virgin Records on January 31, 1989. Wikipedia

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    • He performed "Doin' the Things That We Want To", "I Love You, Suzanne", "New Sensations" and "Walk on the Wild Side" as his solo set, later playing bass for Roy Orbison during his set.Lou Reed-Wikipedia
    • The first concert included Dylan, Billy Joel, B.B. King, Roy Orbison, and Neil Young among many others, and raised over $9 million for America's family farmers.Willie Nelson-Wikipedia
    • When the tour reached Odessa, Texas, a 19-year-old Roy Orbison saw Presley for the first time: "His energy was incredible, his instinct was just amazing. ... I just didn't know what to make of it. There was just no reference point in the culture to compare it."Elvis Presley-Wikipedia
    • In 1988, Harrison formed the Traveling Wilburys with Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan and Tom Petty.George Harrison-Wikipedia
    • The album had one hit, the No. 6 single "I Drove All Night", originally recorded by Roy Orbison, three years before his death on December 6, 1988.Cyndi Lauper-Wikipedia
    • Bono and the Edge wrote the song "She's a Mystery to Me" for Roy Orbison, which was featured on his 1989 album Mystery Girl.U2-Wikipedia

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