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Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night (1988)

Singer Roy Orbison performs with such musicians as Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, among others, in a 1940s-type nightclub setting.

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Singer Roy Orbison performs with such musicians as Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, among others, in a 1940s-type nightclub setting.

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beautiful, beautiful concert!
5 March 2005 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

This is a concert I think everyone should see! Young, old and in between. Roy Orbison is always close to my heart as one of the most prolific, sensitive and talented vocalists that graced us with his presence in the music business and was taken from us far too soon.

BLACK AND WHITE NIGHT has been shown multiple times on PBS and I never get tired of it. Every time I hear Roy, it's like hearing him for the first time. He has a wonderful tone and totally breaks your heart. Of course, the world knows him most famously for "Pretty Woman," but he is so much more than that song! How wonderful it was that musicians like Bruce Springstein, Tom Waits, Jennifer Warren, KD Lang and Bonnie Raitt joined him in this, his final televised concert before he died of a heart condition in 1988. Watch this, everyone!!!!


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