Roy orbison with his sons roy dewayne and tony who both died tragically in a house fire in 1968. Roy orbison formed his first band at age 13.
Roy dewayne orbison was born in 1958.
Roy dewayne orbison. He was married to barbara orbison and claudette frady. Winkler county texas united states. Nadine his mother was a nurse.
The bodies of roy duane orbison 11 and tony orbison 6 were found in the rubble of the plosh lakeside home in this nashville suurb where many entertainers live. He died on september 14 1968 in nashville tennessee usa at 10 years old. Roy kelton orbison april 23 1936 december 6 1988 was an american singer songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style complex song structures and dark emotional ballads.
His first wife claudette frady died in a motorcycle accident on june 6 1966 in gallatin tennessee. September 14 1968 10 hendersonville sumner county. The singer songwriter dropped out of college to pursue music.
His music was described by critics as operatic earning him the nicknames the caruso of rock and the big o. He signed with monument records and recorded such ballads as only the lonely and it s. Roy dewayne orbison and his younger brother anthony king orbison was killed in a family house fire in hendersonville tennessee.
Orbie lee his father a worker. It became his first big hit record in 1955. Roy kelton orbison was born on april 23 1936 at 3 30 pm in vernon texas.
Roy was their second child. Roy orbison music images country music singers oct 4 2016 roy orbison with his sons roy dewayne and tony who both died tragically in a house fire in 1968. Roy orbison endured a great deal of tragedy in his relatively short life.
Roy orbison was born on april 23 1936 in vernon texas usa as roy kelton orbison. Orbison who has had 12 million selling records ranging from country to pop was touring england when the tragedy occurred. Many of orbison s songs conveyed vulnerability at a time when most male rock and.
He was expected here early today. He died on december 6 1988 in madison tennessee usa. He graduated from wink high school in 1954 and his band friends had put together a new song called the ooby dooby which roy agreed to record at a local studio in dallas.