There goes my heart

Steve Kline Ages of Rock

July 28, 1960

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison hits the U.K. chart with Only the Lonely, which will give him the first of three #1 U.K. hits. As an operatic rock ballad, it is a sound unheard of at the time, and is seen as a seminal event in the evolution of Rock and Roll. Released as a 45 rpm single by Monument Records in May 1960, Only the Lonely peaks at #2 in the U.S. Orbison records it after it is turned down by The Everly Brothers and Elvis Presley.


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