Tag Archives: Roy Orbison

Consumer Christmas Consumption

Visit User Friendly by JD “Illiad” Frazer Roy Orbison had one of the most stunning voices and his “Pretty Paper” is not the christmas song that it seems to those who don’t listen to words outside of th chorus   … Continue reading

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Lavender Licks: Lesbian Chic

  Canada’s cowpunk kd lang dueted with Classic Rocker Roy Orbison.   lang’s career highlights include a Headline Performance at 2 Canadian Olympics – once when it was in Calagary, Alberta – her home province, and other other in Vancouver … Continue reading

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ElvisWorld: Elvis vs Carl Perkins

One for the money ChordBlam Two for the Show chordblam Blue Suede Shoes – Carl Perkins wrote it and his wife corrected the spelling. Suade. Elvis Presley’s That’s AllRight Little Mama made DJS have to decide wich side to play … Continue reading

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RnR: Elvis vs Roy Orbison

After Roy Orbison heard Elvis, he headed to Memphis to see Sam Phillips at Sun Records. Part of why Sam ended up selling Elvis to RCA was the flood of new talent and his limited distribution.   they did record … Continue reading

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Love Hurts: Orbison vs Nazareth

Gen Xers and youngers tend to think of this version as being the original.   surprise:  

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Pretty Paper: the Xmas Protest Song

  over consumerism and under compassion   the perfect song for the season   since most people   only really pay attention to the words that repeat   the chorus   rather than   what it’s actually about

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