Roy Orbison

Music |
February 1, 1999

Music to Our Ears

Texans (natives or onetime residents) have quite an impressive record when it comes to the Grammy awards. Most years we’ve practically dominated—big surprise—the country music category, but we chalked up our share of wins in other classes too. Here’s the score:• Total number of Grammys awarded to Texans from 1958

Reporter |
September 30, 1998

It’s Not Over

Okay, he isn’t exactly sexy. But he’s hot! And he’s dead! The busiest balladeer in Texas these days is… Roy Orbison.

Music |
April 1, 1997

Roy Orbison

What did Roy Orbison drink compulsively, and who called him the world’s greatest singer?

Music |
January 1, 1997

What a Hall!

Rock, don’t run, to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, where Texas greats from T-Bone Walker to Sly Stone get their due.