Last week, we told you about an upcoming 25th anniversary reissue of Roy Orbison‘s 1989 album Mystery Girl. Not only does the reissue include a never-before-heard track “The Way Is Love” (finished by Orbison’s sons), […]
Orbison’s three sons completed the new track, “The Way Is Love” for the reissue.
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 on both the Billboard Hot 100, and has been covered by Al Green, John Mellencamp, Johnny Rivers, Bon Jovi, Green Day and Van Halen.It also, of course, was used at the title for the 1990 blockbuster movie Pretty Woman starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere.
Tickets @2 features a #1 hit from 1964 by the late great Roy Orbison, it’s “(Oh) Pretty Woman.”
It’s late January, 1979 and, in a nail-biter, The Pittsburgh Steelers have just beaten the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 to become the first NFL team to win THREE Super Bowls. “Superman — The Movie,” starring Christopher […]
You can hear a lot of these tunes on KRTH’s HD-2 station. If you don’t have an HD Radio, go to hdradio.com to find out all about the new world of digital broadcasting. You can […]
It was on this date in 1955 when [lastfm]James Dean[/lastfm] was killed in an car accident. Ten years later, [lastfm]Donovan[/lastfm] made his US television debut on Shindig! along with [lastfm]The Hollies[/lastfm], [lastfm]The Turtles[/lastfm] and the […]
I was thinking about the recent “Rock Star” concerts that passed thru L.A. Starting with Sir [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] at the Hollywood Bowl where he started almost an hour late but then played for three solid […]
(The Turtles) Mark Volman, second from left On Monday, April 19th, Mark Volman of the Turtles celebrates his birthday. Tuesday, April 20th, Johnny Tillotson, (“It Keeps Right on a-Hurtin’” and many more early 60′s hits) […]
The Dreamgirls We look back in our files weekly and bring you the top hits of a current date in a year from the 60′s, 70′s, early 80′s and sometimes a bit beyond, BUT, how […]