Roy Orbison

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Roy Orbison’s ‘Oh Pretty Woman’ Named ‘Iconic Riff’

Co-written by Orbison and Bill Dees the song became one of Orbison’s biggest hits to date, selling seven million copies and spending three weeks at number one

11/18/2013

SXSW Keynote: Bruce Springsteen - 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival

Bruce Springsteen at SXSW: Loves Doo-Wop, Soul, Ripped Off The Animals

Bruce Springsteen‘s much-anticipated keynote speech at South By Southwest entertained the audience nearly as much as his roof-raising concerts with The E Street Band. As anyone who has seen his speeches at the Rock and […]

03/15/2012

Don McLean Onstage in 2008 (Getty Images/Kristian Dowling)

Rock Flashback: Don McLean Beyond “American Pie”

“American Pie” will be mentioned in the first line of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Don McLean[/lastfm]‘s obituary, but there was more to his career than a single iconic song. Find out about the rest of Don McLean.

01/17/2012

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