Only The Lonely – Roy Orbison|A Landmark In Rock & Roll|Track Of The Day

Source: Official Roy Orbison Facebook Page

Nearly sixty years ago, back in the dark times of 1960, it was on this day that Roy Orbison hit the top of the charts with the first of his trio of Number One’s with ‘Only The Lonely‘.

Being one of the first ever tunes to be described as an operatic rock ballad, the tune itself is arguably one of the most important pieces of music in the history of Rock & Roll!

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