Roy Orbison is a rock and roll legend whose list of hit songs is longer than most musical artists. In this video, watch as Orbison performs “Only the Lonely” to a sold-out concert audience.
This rare black and white footage of Orbison’s Monument concert highlights one of his best songs. He takes center stage with his electric guitar in hand and begins to play.
He sings the opening line, and the band strikes up to accompany him. His voice croons as he sways to the rhythm of the music. The audience is captivated by his song of loneliness.
Orbison has a natural talent for entertainment. Not only is he an outstanding singer, but he also has a signature look that makes him stand out from other rock and roll artists.
His dark button-up shirt and sunglasses complete his ensemble. The crowd is completely mesmerized by his suave voice and his cool looks. His performance of the popular song is unmatched.
Imagine being in the audience as Orbison performs. The vibe of the concert and the lively energy of Orbison and his band must have been infectious. What an amazing thing to experience!
Roy Orbison is beloved by many, and his music still remains popular today. Watch the master perform in front of a live audience and allow yourself to be transported to the concert of the century!