Cry Softly Lonely One

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Cry Softly Lonely One
Studio album by Roy Orbison
Released October 1967
Genre Rock
Length 24:18
Label MGM
Producer Wesley Rose, Jim Vienneau
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Cry Softly Lonely One is a music album recorded by Roy Orbison for MGM Records. The album was released in October 1967 and included two singles; "Communication Breakdown" and the title tune, both of which were minor hits in the States early that year. "Communication Breakdown" did much better in Australia, where it reached #9 in February.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees, except where indicated

Side one
  1. "She"
  2. "Communication Breakdown"
  3. "Cry Softly, Lonely One" - (Joe Melson, Don Gant)
  4. "Girl Like Mine" - (Mark Mathis)
  5. "It Takes One (To Know One)"
  6. "Just Let Me Make Believe" - (Ronald Blackwell)
Side two
  1. "Here Comes The Rain, Baby" - (Mickey Newbury)
  2. "That's A No-No"
  3. "Memories"
  4. "Time To Cry"
  5. "Only Alive" - (Ronald Blackwell, Dewayne Blackwell)
  6. "Just One Time" - (Don Gibson) [included on the 2008 digitally remastered CD]


  1. ^ Eder, Bruce. Cry Softly Lonely One at AllMusic