This person could always be depended on. I am, of course, referring to Kilroy Was Here. The scribbled cartoon face and words showed up everywhere - worldwide.
Nadine, his mother, was a nurse. Orbie Lee, his father, a worker. Roy was their second child. For his sixth birthday, Roy asked for a harmonica, but fortunately his daddy gave him a guitar. Orbie Lee is generally credited with teaching Roy to play guitar.
He learned very quickly, so that way he could stay up late with the grown-ups and sing. The Orbison family moved to Forth Worth sometime in But due to epidemic polio inRoy and his elder brother Grady were sent back to live with their maternal grandmother, a divorcee, in Vernon. In he entered and won a contest on KVWC in Vernon and this led to his own radio show singing the same songs every Saturday.
When the War was over, the family re-united in Vernon and soon moved out west to Wink, Texas, in late He formed his first band when he was thirteen, in They called themselves The Wink Westerners. By the band, got their own show on KERB sponsored by local businessmen one day a week before school.
During the summer, Orbison would work for the County shoving tar, or work in the oil fields chopping steel or painting water towers.
He used to be part of the marching band and singing octet, and at some point or another tried to play the baritone horn. They learned some more tunes in a rush practicing at the Community Center, and started getting paid for what they liked doing.
They were invited to tour West Texas with R. Lipscomb who was running for the office of district governor of the Lions Club in Lipscomb, they all stayed at the Conrad Hilton Hotel and the Wink Westerners performed in the front lobby.
The session took place at some point during the summer of before the boys returned to West Texas. Roy was convinced that they would be signed to Columbia Records, which never happened. They were an instant success and as a result were given their own thirty-minute show on Friday nights on KMID.
Orbison enrolled at Odessa Junior College in the fall of wanting to major in Geology but then changed to History and English. Soon, the band moved in together to a duplex in Walnut Street in Odessa. They got a second weekly local TV show on Saturdays from 4: Roy asked Johnny for advice on how to get a record released and Cash gave him Sam Phillips telephone number in Memphis.
Orbison had been approached by local entrepreneur Weldon Rogers, who had an associate by the name of Chester C. They were just starting up the Je-Wel label and wanted to record Roy and the band. The single was released two weeks later circa March 19, That same day, Roy took a copy to Cecil Hollifield in Odessa.
He was a well-know record dealer in West Texas. The guy on the other side of the line asked him to send him a copy. His name was Sam Phillips, owner of Sun Records. Bob Neal, owner of Starts Inc. They kicked off with an experimental tour of Southern drive-in movies theaters, performing on the projection house roofs between film showings.
The Teen Kings split up in December and Roy used studio musicians for the upcoming Sun sessions. He stayed at Sun until The Everlys needed a song for their new single and they asked Roy if he had anything. So he did, on the top of a shoebox. The sound was something different. It had strings as opposed to fiddles, which were not very common in Nashville.
The song peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Charts and became number 1 in the UK. The songs, the production, and the performance were key factors.
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Nov. 5, marks what would've been Roy Rogers' th birthday. Although we lost the legendary American icon in , he is still loved by children of all ages.
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