George Harrison Said Roy Orbison Was Like an Opera Singer and He Kind of Was

George Harrison Said Roy Orbison Was Like an Opera Singer and He Kind of Was

George Harrison thought his fellow Traveling Wilbury, Roy Orbison, sounded like an opera singer. All of The Traveling Wilburys was in love with the “Pretty Woman” singer’s voice. It was one-of-a-kind.

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George Harrison said Roy Orbison sounded like an opera singer

In 1963, The Beatles were on the same tour as the “Crying” singer. George and Orbison didn’t get close, but Orbison’s influence on George and The Beatles is undeniable.