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Op-Ed: Dead rock stars as holographic performers? New moves

Sydney - New holographic tech has enabled Michael Jackson, Roy Orbison, Tupac, Billie Holiday and Amy Winehouse to perform again. The big issues are tech, image quality, performance, creative values and of course, the audience. How far can this go?

Review: Jeff Lynne's ELO headline Wembley Stadium 'for one night only' Special

Award-winning, singer, songwriter, musician, producer and bandleader Jeff Lynne brought the current incarnation of his Electric Light Orchestra to Wembley Stadium, the home of English football, treating the crowd to all the hits and more.

Interview with Chase Bryant Special

Digital Journal finds out what the up-and-coming country singer, a talent to definitely watch out for over the coming months, has been doing of late.

Re-Discovering The Magic Of Roy Orbison's 'Mystery Girl' Special

Roy Orbison’s 'Mystery Girl' was released two months after the legendary singer’s sudden passing. Now the 1989 album has been re-issued with new material. For the Orbison sons, the re-release is truly a family affair.

Review: 'The Richest Songs in the World' Special

There are all kinds of musical charts, but this is a unique one comprised of the ten biggest earning songs in history. It is presented by Mark Radcliffe.

Songwriter Bill Dees has died

Bill Dees, who wrote the songs "Oh, Pretty Woman" and "It's Over," with Roy Orbison has died aged 73 in Mountain Home, Arkansas.

Review: Roy Orbison — The 'Big O' in Britain Special

Roy Orbison died in 1988; this hour-long BBC4 documentary is an affectionate look back at the Big O with particular reference to his love affair with Britain.

Louisiana's music legends bring crowds to Natchitoches Special

Natchitoches - Spring danced in the arms of sunshine and jazz, that combination that always makes visitors and tourists feel special every year at the annual jazz festival in Natchitoches, Louisiana.
 

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Roy Orbison s final album  Mystery Girl  is receiving a special reissue to mark its 25th anniversary...
Roy Orbison's final album 'Mystery Girl' is receiving a special reissue to mark its 25th anniversary.
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How much do the Orbison sons feel the weight of their father’s legacy? Roy Jr. smiles. “It’s a...
How much do the Orbison sons feel the weight of their father’s legacy? Roy Jr. smiles. “It’s a case of, how much do we feel the *buoyancy* of the legacy! And… that’s a day-to-day thing.” // Photo: 'Mystery Girl Deluxe' cover
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Extras on the  Mystery Girl  include “The Way Is Love”  with (L-R  seated) Wesley Orbison  Roy O...
Extras on the 'Mystery Girl' include “The Way Is Love”, with (L-R, seated) Wesley Orbison, Roy Orbison Jr., and Alex Orbison , and producer John Carter Cash (standing, right, with Chuck Turner) contributing backing vocals and playing to a vocal line previously recorded by Roy Orbison. The session took place at Johnny Cash’s Cabin studio.
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