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Roy Orbison
1.06/1956

Ooby Dooby by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

15

59
US
[Sun 242]
written by Dick Penner & Wade Moore

video

The Everly Brothers
Claudette2.05/1958

Claudette by The Everly Brothers

        

MP3

165

30
US
15
country
✫1
UK
charted as All I Have to Do Is Dream / Claudette in UK charts
[Cadence 1348]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
3.01/1960

Uptown by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

10

72
US
written by Roy Orbison 

video

4.06/1960

 ②  Only the Lonely (Know How I Feel) by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Lonely and Blue   Lonely and Blue 

CD

MP3

315

2
US
14
R&B
✫1
UK
[artist #2 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #232]
[Monument 421]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

5.09/1960

Blue Angel by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Lonely and Blue   Lonely and Blue 

CD

MP3

169

9
US
23
R&B
11
UK
[Monument 425]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

6.12/1960

I'm Hurtin' by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Lonely and Blue   Lonely and Blue 

CD

MP3

37

27
US
[Monument 433]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

7.04/1961

 ⑤  Running Scared by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Crying   Crying 

CD

MP3

252

✫1
US
9
UK
[artist #5 hit]
[Monument 438]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

8.08/1961

Candy Man by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

133

25
US
2
UK
[Monument 447]
written by Beverly Ross & Fred Neil

video

9.08/1961

Crying by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Crying   Crying 

CD

MP3

203

2
US
25
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #69]
B side to Candy Man
[Monument 447]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

The Velvets
10.10/1961

Laugh by The Velvets

        

MP3

4

90
US
[Monument 448]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Roy Orbison
11.02/1962

 ④  Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

253

4
US
2
UK
[artist #4 hit]
[Monument 456]
written by Cindy Walker

video

Jerry Byrd
12.03/1962

Memories of Maria by Jerry Byrd

        

MP3

13

74
US
[Monument 449]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
13.06/1962

The Crowd by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

50

26
US
40
UK
[Monument 461]
written by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison 

video

14.09/1962

Workin' for the Man by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

38

33
US
50
UK
[Monument 467]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

15.10/1962

Leah by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

42

25
US
B side to Workin' for the Man
[Monument 467]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

In Dreams16.02/1963

In Dreams by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from In Dreams    

CD

MP3

215

7
US
3
AC
19
R&B
6
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #312]
[Monument 806]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

17.06/1963

Falling by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

102

22
US
7
AC
9
UK
[Monument 815]
written by Roy Orbison 

video

18.09/1963

Mean Woman Blues by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

239

5
US
8
R&B
3
UK
charted as Blue Bayou / Mean Woman Blues in UK charts
[Monument 824]
written by Claude Demetrius

video

Blue Bayou19.09/1963

Blue Bayou by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from In Dreams    

CD

MP3

119

29
US
26
R&B
3
UK
B side to Mean Woman Blues ; charted as Blue Bayou / Mean Woman Blues in UK charts
[Monument 824]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Gene Thomas
20.11/1963

Baby's Gone by Gene Thomas

        

MP3

8

84
US
[United Artists 584 (u)]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bobby Goldsboro

video

Roy Orbison
21.12/1963

Pretty Paper by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

129

15
US
10
AC
6
UK
[Monument 830]
written by Willie Nelson

video

22.02/1964

Borne on the Wind by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

34

15
UK
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

23.04/1964

It's Over by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

236

9
US
✫1
UK
[Monument 837]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

Buddy Holly
24.05/1964

You've Got Love by Buddy Holly

        

MP3

10

40
UK
written by Johnny Wilson, Norman Petty & Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
Oh, Pretty Woman25.08/1964

 ①  Oh, Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Orbisongs   Orbisongs 

CD

MP3

347

✫1
US
✫1
UK
[artist #1 hit]
as Roy Orbison & The Candymen
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #222]

[Monument 851]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

26.02/1965

Goodnight by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Orbisongs   Orbisongs 

CD

MP3

78

21
US
14
UK
[Monument 873]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

27.07/1965

(Say) You're My Girl by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Orbisongs   Orbisongs 

CD

MP3

41

39
US
23
UK
[Monument 891]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

28.08/1965

Ride Away by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

54

25
US
34
UK
[MGM 13386]
written by Bill Dees & Roy Orbison 

video

29.11/1965

Crawlin' Back by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Orbison Way    

CD

MP3

44

46
US
19
UK
[MGM 13410]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

30.11/1965

Let the Good Times Roll by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

7

81
US
[Monument 906]
written by Leonard Lee

video

31.01/1966

Breakin' Up Is Breakin' My Heart by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Orbison Way    

CD

MP3

51

31
US
22
UK
[MGM 13446]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

32.04/1966

Twinkle Toes by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Classic Roy Orbison    

CD

MP3

36

39
US
29
UK
[MGM 13498]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

Jay & the Americans
33.05/1966

Crying by Jay & the Americans

        

MP3

from Sunday and Me    

CD

MP3

33

25
US
[United Artists 50016]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Roy Orbison
34.06/1966

Lana by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

32

15
UK
[Monument 939]
written by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison 

video

35.08/1966

Too Soon to Know by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson    

CD

MP3

86

68
US
3
UK
[MGM 13549]
written by Don Gibson

video

36.12/1966

There Won't Be Many Coming Home by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Fastest Guitar Alive   The Fastest Guitar Alive 

CD

MP3

36

12
UK
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

37.12/1966

Communication Breakdown by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Cry Softly Lonely One   Cry Softly Lonely One 

CD

MP3

12

60
US
[MGM 13634]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

38.02/1967

So Good by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

17

132
US
32
UK
[MGM 13685]
written by Bill Dees & Roy Orbison 

video

39.07/1967

Cry Softly Lonely One by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Cry Softly Lonely One   Cry Softly Lonely One 

CD

MP3

14

52
US
[MGM 13764]
written by Joe Melson & Don Gant

video

40.10/1967

She by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Cry Softly Lonely One   Cry Softly Lonely One 

CD

MP3

9

119
US
52
UK
[MGM 13817]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

41.07/1968

Walk On by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Roy Orbison's Many Moods    

CD

MP3

13

121
US
39
UK
[MGM 13950]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

42.09/1968

Heartache by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Roy Orbison's Many Moods    

CD

MP3

10

104
US
44
UK
[MGM 13991]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

Sonny James
43.02/1969

Only the Lonely by Sonny James

        

MP3

30

92
US
32
AC
✫1
country
[Capitol 2370]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Roy Orbison
44.05/1969

My Friend by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Great Songs of Roy Orbison    

CD

MP3

14

35
UK
[MGM 14039]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

45.09/1969

Penny Arcade by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from The Big O    

CD

MP3

19

133
US
27
UK
[MGM 14079]
written by Sammy King

video

Johnny Cash
46.11/1969

See Ruby Fall by Johnny Cash

        

MP3

from Hello, I'm Johnny Cash    

CD

MP3

15

50
US
[Columbia 45020]
written by Johnny Cash & Roy Orbison 

video

Arlene Harden
47.1970

Crying by Arlene Harden

        

MP3

4

28
country
[Columbia 45203]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

48.1970

Lovin' Man (Oh Pretty Woman) by Arlene Harden

        

MP3

8

13
country
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

49.1970

My Friend by Arlene Harden

        

MP3

1

63
country
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

Roy Orbison
50.05/1970

So Young (Love Theme from Zabriskie Point) by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

2

122
US
[MGM 14121]
written by Roy Orbison , Mike Curb & Roger Christian

video

Compton Brothers
51.1972

Claudette by Compton Brothers

        

MP3

2

41
country
written by Roy Orbison 

video

Bobby Wright
52.1974

Baby's Gone by Bobby Wright

        

MP3

from Seasons of Love    

CD

MP3

1

55
country
[ABC 12028]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bobby Goldsboro

video

Ronnie Milsap
53.1976

Crying by Ronnie Milsap

        

MP3

1

79
country
[Warner 8218]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Bob Luman
54.1976

How Do You Start Over by Bob Luman

        

MP3

from A Satisfied Mind    

CD

MP3

1

89
country
[Epic 50247]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

Linda Ronstadt
Blue Bayou55.09/1977

Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Simple Dreams   Simple Dreams 

CD

MP3

223

3
US
3
AC
2
country
35
UK
[Elektra 45431 (Asylum)]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Roy Orbison
56.06/1979

Easy Way Out by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

3

109
US
[Astlum 46048]
written by Frank Saulino, Jim Valentini & Spady Brannan (as Richard Brannan)

video

Stephanie Winslow
Crying57.1980

Crying by Stephanie Winslow

        

MP3

from Crying    

CD

MP3

7

14
country
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Emmylou Harris & Roy Orbison
58.1980

That Lovin' You Feeling Again by Emmylou Harris & Roy Orbison

        

MP3

20

10
AC
6
country

written by Roy Orbison  & Chris Price

video

Don McLean
Crying59.05/1980

 ③  Crying by Don McLean

        

MP3

from Chain Lightning   Chain Lightning 

CD

MP3

302

5
US
2
AC
6
country
✫1
UK
[artist #3 hit]
[Millennium 11799]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson
Roy Orbison & Emmylou Harris
60.06/1980

That Lovin' You Feelin' Again by Roy Orbison & Emmylou Harris

        

MP3

34

55
US
10
AC
6
country

[Warner 49262]
written by Roy Orbison  & Chris Price

video

The Fools
61.03/1981

Running Scared by The Fools

        

MP3

from Heavy Mental    

CD

MP3

15

50
US
written by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison 

video

Van Halen
62.02/1982

(Oh) Pretty Woman by Van Halen

        

MP3

from Diver Down   Diver Down 

CD

MP3

97

12
US
✫1
rock
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees
Prelude
63.07/1982

Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel) by Prelude

        

MP3

7

55
UK
written by Joe Melson & Roy Orbison 

video

Mike Campbell
64.1984

Sweet and Easy to Love by Mike Campbell

        

MP3

1

57
country
[Columbia 04387]
written by Roy Orbison (uncredited)  & Sam Phillips

video

The Flying Pickets
65.03/1985

Only the Lonely by The Flying Pickets

        

MP3

3

79
UK
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

Roy Orbison
66.06/1985

Wild Hearts by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

3

76
UK
written by Roy Orbison  & Will Jennings

video

67.1987

Crying by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from In Dreams: The Greatest Hits   In Dreams: The Greatest Hits 

CD

MP3

4

28
AC
42
country
with KD Lang
[R]
[new version]
[from the film Hiding Out]
[Virgin 99388]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

68.1987

In Dreams by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from In Dreams: The Greatest Hits   In Dreams: The Greatest Hits 

CD

MP3

1

75
country
[R]
[Atco 99434 (Island)]
written by Roy Orbison 
The Traveling Wilburys
Handle with Care69.10/1988

Handle with Care by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1   Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 

CD

MP3

56

45
US
30
AC
2
rock
21
UK
[Wilbury 27732]
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 
70.11/1988

Last Night by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1   Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 

CD

MP3

12

5
rock
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
71.1989

Oh Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

2

48
AC
89
country
[live]
[Virgin 99159]
written by Roy Orbison  & Bill Dees

video

The Traveling Wilburys
72.01/1989

Tweeter and the Monkey Man by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1   Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 

CD

MP3

2

41
rock
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
You Got It73.01/1989

You Got It by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Mystery Girl   Mystery Girl 

CD

MP3

216

9
US
✫1
AC
7
country
2
rock
3
UK
[Virgin 99245]
written by Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison  & Tom Petty
The Traveling Wilburys
74.02/1989

End of the Line by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1   Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 

CD

MP3

35

63
US
28
AC
2
rock
52
UK
[Wilbury 27637]
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 
Roy Orbison
She's a Mystery to Me75.03/1989

She's a Mystery to Me by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Mystery Girl   Mystery Girl 

CD

MP3

23

23
AC
26
rock
27
UK
[Virgin 99227]
written by Bono & The Edge
The Traveling Wilburys
76.04/1989

Heading for the Light by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1   Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 

CD

MP3

9

7
rock
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
77.07/1989

California Blue by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from Mystery Girl   Mystery Girl 

CD

MP3

6

44
AC
51
country
77
UK
[Virgin 99202]
written by Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison  & Tom Petty
Rodney Crowell
78.1992

What Kind of Love by Rodney Crowell

        

MP3

from Life Is Messy    

CD

MP3

17

9
AC
11
country
[Columbia 74360]
written by Rodney Crowell, Will Jennings & Roy Orbison 

video

Roy Orbison
I Drove All Night79.07/1992

I Drove All Night by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from King of Hearts   King of Hearts 

CD

MP3

56

7
UK
written by Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly
80.08/1992

Crying by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from King of Hearts   King of Hearts 

CD

MP3

39

40
AC
13
UK
with KD Lang
[R]
[album cut]
written by Roy Orbison  & Joe Melson

video

81.11/1992

Heartbreak Radio by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from King of Hearts   King of Hearts 

CD

MP3

13

36
UK
written by Francis Miller & Troy Seals
Exposé
As Long as I Can Dream82.10/1993

As Long as I Can Dream by Exposé

        

MP3

from Exposé   Exposé 

CD

MP3

24

55
US
21
AC
[Arista 1-2600]
written by Diane Warren & Roy Orbison 
Roy Orbison
83.11/1993

I Drove All Night by Roy Orbison 

        

MP3

from King of Hearts   King of Hearts 

CD

MP3

8

47
UK
[R]
written by Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly
Bonnie Raitt
84.02/1995

You Got It by Bonnie Raitt

        

MP3

from Boys on the Side: Original Soundtrack Album   Boys on the Side: Original Soundtrack Album 

CD

MP3

48

33
US
6
AC
102
UK
[Arista 2795]
written by Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison  & Tom Petty

video

Michael Bolton
85.12/1995

A Love So Beautiful by Michael Bolton

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits    

CD

MP3

23

19
AC
27
UK
written by Roy Orbison  & Jeff Lynne

video

Dwight Yoakam
86.1997

Claudette by Dwight Yoakam

        

MP3

from Under the Covers    

CD

MP3

1

47
country
written by Roy Orbison 

video

The Traveling Wilburys
Handle with Care87.06/2007

Handle with Care by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from The Traveling Wilburys Collection   The Traveling Wilburys Collection 

CD

MP3

4

80
UK
[R]
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 
End of the Line88.06/2007

End of the Line by The Traveling Wilburys

        

MP3

from The Traveling Wilburys Collection   The Traveling Wilburys Collection 

CD

MP3

2

94
UK
[R]
written by George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty & Roy Orbison 
Top 100 hits4620225850
Top 40 hits2918115739
Top 10 hits121061616
✫ #1 hits21115
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