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Roy Orbison

Music to Our Ears

Feb 1, 1999 By Eileen Schwartz

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…

It’s Not Over

Sep 30, 1998 By John Morthland

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

Roy Orbison

Apr 1, 1997 By Anne Dingus

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

What a Hall!

Jan 1, 1997 By Jason Cohen

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.