SONG RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1960

Roy Orbison

“Only the Lonely” was written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson. It
went to No. 2 on the  Billboard
pop music charts in late-July 1960
and to No. 14 on the Billboard R&B charts.

In 1999, "Only the Lonely" was honored with a Grammy Hall of
Fame Award
. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked it #232 on their list
of
The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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