Roy Orbison (1965) On This Day 

Roy Orbison Performs “Oh, Pretty Woman” on American Bandstand June 1966

“Oh, Pretty Woman” also referred to as “Pretty Woman” is a song recorded by Roy Orbison in 1964. This huge hit was written by Orbison and Bill Dees. It was originally released as a single in August of 1964 on the Monument Records lable. The song spent three weeks at the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 starting in September 1964.  The record went on to sell seven million copies and was the peak of Roy Orbison’s career and marked the high point in Orbison’s career. In the attached video,…

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On This Day 

Skeeter Davis performed “End of the World” on American Bandstand

On this day, May 23, 1963 – Skeeter Davis performed “End of the World” on American Bandstand. “The End of the World” is a pop song written by composer Arthur Kent and lyricist Sylvia Dee, who often worked as a team. They wrote the song for American singer Skeeter Davis, and her recording of it was highly successful in the early 1960s, reaching the top five on four different charts, including No. 2 on the main Billboard Hot 100. #music #Oldies #AmericanBandstand

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