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Show

Name
  • Big O
Station
  • BBC Radio 2 / BBC 6 Music
YYYY-MM-DD
  • 1998-11-30 + 1998-07-12 (originally)
Comments
  • Peel-narrated documentary on Roy Orbison, one of his long-time personal favourites. Says that he always carries a cassette of Orbison's Greatest Hits in his car "to shriek along with" when driving. Recalls seeing him both in the 1960s in the US and in the 1986 in Ipswich.
  • Many interview clips with Orbison himself. Guests include biographer Alan Clayson, fellow musicians Elvis Costello, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, etc.
  • Originally broadcast as a two-part documentary on Radio 2 late in 1998; later repeated on BBC 6Music.

Sessions

  • n/a

Tracklisting

All songs by Roy Orbison except where indicated

  • Oh, Pretty Woman (clip)
  • Crying
  • Ooby Dooby (demo)
  • Ooby Dooby (Sun)
  • The Clown
  • Claudette
  • Everly Brothers: Claudette
  • Only The Lonely
  • Running Scared
  • It's Over
  • In Dreams
  • Oh, Pretty Woman
  • Blue Bayou
  • Too Soon To Know
  • Candy Man
  • Travelling Wilburys: Not Alone Any More
  • In The Real World
  • You Got It

File

Name
  • 1998-XX-XX Roy Orbison The Big 0 (John Peel).mp3
Length
  • 58.21
Other
  • Thanks to Bill!
Available

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