Roy Orbison: Crying


The incomparable Orbison wrote this terrific song with his long-time collaborator Joe Melson. It made No 1 in the US Cashbox chart in 1961, but does not seem to have charted in Britain.

In 1987 Orbison recorded it as a duet with k d lang. It didn’t do much in the States but got to 13 in Britain. Here is a live performance:

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