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Encyclopedia > Crying (song)

Crying is a 1961 American song written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson and sung by Orbison. An operatic rock ballad, the song was released as a 45rpm single by Monument Records in 1961 and went to No. 2 on the Billboard pop music charts. 1961 (As MAD Magazine pointed out on its first cover for the year) was the first upside-down year - i. ... Roy Orbison was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. ... Joe Melson (born May, 1935), is an American singer and a BMI award winning songwriter. ... Monument Records was a record label founded in 1958 by Fred Foster. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... Depending on context, pop music is either an abbreviation of popular music or, more recently, a term for a sub- genre of it. ...


The song also appears on Orbison's 1962 album with the title Crying and his 1989 posthumous album A Black & White Night Live from the 1988 HBO television special. An album (from Latin albus white, blank, relating to a blank book in which something can be inserted) is a packaged collection of related things. ... Categories: 1962 albums | Roy Orbison albums | Album stubs ... For alternate meanings of HBO, see HBO (disambiguation). ...


In 1987, Orbison rerecorded the song as a duet with k.d. lang as part of the soundtrack for the motion picture, "Hiding Out". Their collaboration would win the Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. The song was also used as a Spanish language version in the 2001 motion picture "Mulholland Dr.". The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Generally speaking, the term soundtrack refers to the recorded sound in a motion picture. ... For other uses see film (disambiguation) Film refers to the celluliod media on which movies are printed Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of... Hiding Out is a 1987 movie starring Jon Cryer as Wall Street broker hiding out with cousin Keith Coogan as the mob tries to kill him. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals was first awarded in 1988. ... This article is about the international language known as Spanish. ... Mulholland Dr. is a motion picture, released in 2001 and directed by David Lynch. ...


In 2002, "Crying" would be honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine named it as one of the "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." The Grammy Hall of Fame Award is a special Grammy award established in 1973 to honor recordings that are at least twenty-five years old and that have qualitative or historical significance. Alphabetical listing by title: List of Grammy Hall of Fame Award recipients A-D List of Grammy Hall... This article is about the music magazine. ...


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