16 Biggest Hits (Roy Orbison album)

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16 Biggest Hits
Greatest hits album by Roy Orbison
Released February 9, 1999
Genre Rockabilly, country, pop rock
Label Legacy Recordings
Roy Orbison chronology
Oh, Pretty Woman: The Greatest Hits
(1998)
16 Biggest Hits
(1999)
20 Golden Hits
(2000)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

16 Biggest Hits is a 1999 Roy Orbison compilation album. It is part of a series of similar 16 Biggest Hits albums released by Legacy Recordings.

The album was certified Gold in 2005 by the RIAA.[2] It has sold 830,000 copies in the US as of May 2013.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Only the Lonely" (Roy Orbison, Joe Melson) – 2:26
  2. "Blue Angel" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:51
  3. "I'm Hurtin'" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:42
  4. "Running Scared" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:12
  5. "Crying" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:46
  6. "Candy Man" (Fred Neil, Beverly Ross) – 2:45
  7. "Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)" (Cindy Walker) – 2:33
  8. "The Crowd" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:24
  9. "Leah" (Orbison) – 2:40
  10. "Workin' for the Man" (Orbison) – 2:20
  11. "In Dreams" (Orbison) – 2:49
  12. "Falling" (Orbison) – 2:23
  13. "Mean Woman Blues" (Claude Demetrius) – 2:25
  14. "Blue Bayou" (Orbison, Melson) – 2:31
  15. "It's Over" (Orbison, Bill Dees) – 2:48
  16. "Oh, Pretty Woman" (Orbison, Dees) – 2:57

Chart performance[edit]

16 Biggest Hits peaked at #47 on the U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums chart the week of February 10, 2001.[4]

Chart (1999–2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 47

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/album/r387962
  2. ^ "American album certifications – Roy Orbison – 16 Biggest Hits". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH
  3. ^ Paul Grein (May 8, 2013). "Week Ending May 5, 2013. Albums: Kenny Closes In On Garth". Yahoo Music (Chart Watch). Retrieved May 16, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chart listing for 16 Biggest Hits". Billboard. Retrieved 21 September 2010.