ROY ORBISON - Black & White Night 30 (2017)
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Roy Orbison's renowned 1987 televised comeback concert at the Cocoanut Grove night club in Los Angeles, Sony Music's Legacy Recordings has teamed up with Roy's Boys LLC, the Nashville-based company founded by the late icon's sons to administer their father's catalog and safeguard his legacy. Together, they are releasing Black & White Night 30, a re-imagined, re-edited, remastered and expanded version of the original television special, available both as a CD/DVD set and as a CD/Blu-ray set. Black & White Night 30 is NOT a reissue. Because the concert had been shot using seven separate cameras, there were hundreds of hours of footage that went unused and unseen. Roy's youngest son Alex Orbison and his co-editor Luke Chalk have gone back and re-edited the entire performance so that while the look will be familiar to those that have seen the original version, the vast majority of footage in Black & White Night 30 has never been seen before by the public. Furthermore, the program has been restored to reflect the correct set order, so that viewers can see Roy, brilliantly backed by Elvis Presley's TCB Band (James Burton, Glen D. Hardin, Jerry Scheff, Ron Tutt), blast through massive Orbison hits such as "Only the Lonely," "In Dreams" and "Crying" just as the star-studded live audience witnessed them on that very night.
TRACKS: 01. Only the Lonely 02. Leah 03. In Dreams 04. Crying 05. Uptown 06. The Comedians 07. Blue Angel 08. It s Over 09. Running Scared 10. Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream) 11. Mean Woman Blues 12. Candy Man 13. Ooby Dooby 14. Blue Bayou 15. Go Go Go (Down the Line) 16. (All I Can Do Is) Dream You 17. Claudette 18. Oh, Pretty Woman (ALT Version) 19. Oh, Pretty Woman