Download the Free Fishpond App!
Download on the App Store

Android App on Google play
One of the Lonely Ones

Already own it?

Sell Yours
Home » Music » Pop » Pop Rock

One of the Lonely Ones

Artist: Roy Orbison

$24.97  
Free shipping Australia wide
Ships from local warehouse
Order now for Christmas delivery
Rating:
 
Register or sign-in to rate and get recommendations.
Label: Roy's Boys
Album: One of the Lonely Ones
# Song Title   Time
1)    You'll Never Walk Alone
2)    Say No More
3)    Leaving Makes the Rain Come Down
4)    Sweet Memories
5)    Laurie
6)    One of the Lonely Ones
7)    Child-Woman, Woman-Child
8)    Defector, The
9)    Give Up
10)    Little Girl (In the Big City)
11)    After Tonight
12)    I Will Always
 



Performer Notes
  • Personnel: Barbara Orbison.
  • Liner Note Author: Alex Orbison.
  • Photographer: Tony Gale.
  • Publisher: Sara Beal.
  • Recorded in 1969 and delivered to MGM that August with the expectation it'd be released before the end of the year, One of the Lonely Ones was scrapped for some reason but unearthed decades later when Universal prepared a deluxe reissue of Roy Orbison's MGM catalog in 2015. Nowhere in the brief liner notes is it mentioned why One of the Lonely Ones didn't see a release but, compared to a lot of his MGM LPs of the mid-'60s, this is a better album, and it's stronger and more adventurous than 1969's Roy Orbison's Many Moods, to boot. In fact, that title fits this album better than that record, because this contains a rare rocker in "Child Woman, Woman Child," along with an effective evocation of his classic Monument ballads in the title track, a nimble bit of country-psychedelia in "Give Up," a good bit of fuzz-colored schmaltz in "Little Girl (In the Big City)," and an effective reading of two Mickey Newbury songs ("Leaving Makes the Rain Come Down," "Sweet Memories"). Both the material and the production are richer than the albums that MGM did wind up releasing, so its shelving is a mystery, but the record serves as proof that if the stars aligned, Orbison could still deliver compelling work in the late '60s. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine

Producer:Alex Orbison; Chuck Fleckenstein
Format:CD (0 Disc); Stereo
Release Date:4 December, 2015
Tell a friend

Their Email:

Sell Yours

Already own this item?
Sell Yours and earn some cash. It's fast and free to list! (Learn More.)

1 review(s)
All Reviews
1
1
Vicki on
 
I love this previously undiscovered album. The songs go right to the soul.

Review this Product

BAD GOOD
 

Related Searches

 

Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners

You can earn a 5% commission by selling One of the Lonely Ones on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep!

 

Authors/Publishers

Are you the Author/Publisher? Improve sales by submitting additional information on this title.