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Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison
Barbara Orbison dies at 61; wife of singer Roy Orbison

When singer Roy Orbison was touring England in 1968, it had been four years since he last appeared at the top of the charts with "Oh, Pretty Woman," even though he continued playing live and recording long after the pulse of rock music shifted away from his signature brand of sweepingly operatic pop. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Barbara Orbison: In the Dec. 8 LATExtra section, the obituary of Barbara Orbison, widow of singer Roy Orbison, said she died at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. She died at the Keck Hospital of USC. -------------------- At a show in Leeds on that tour, he met 18-year-old German fan Barbara Ann Marie Wellhoener Jakobs, and within a year...

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