RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

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Roy Kelton Orbison  (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988)

The song "Oh, Pretty Woman" was a worldwide success for Roy Orbison. It
spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Billboard also 
ranked the record as the No. 4 song of 1964. The record sold seven million
copies.

Musicians on the record included Floyd Cramer on piano, Bob Moore on an
upright bass, Boots Randolph and Charlie McCoy on sax, and Buddy Harman
and Paul Garrison on drums. Guitar players included Billy Sanford, Jerry
Kennedy and Wayne Moss. Orbison also played a 12 string guitar.

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