Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson

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Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson
Studio album by Roy Orbison
Released January 1967
Genre Country
Label MGM
Producer Wesley Rose, Jim Vienneau
Roy Orbison chronology
The Classic Roy Orbison
(1966)
Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson
(1967)
The Fastest Guitar Alive
(1967)

Roy Orbison Sings Don Gibson is a tribute album recorded by Roy Orbison for MGM Records. Released in January 1967, it is a collection of songs written by Country Music Hall of Fame singer/songwriter Don Gibson who, like Orbison, often wrote about the loneness and sorrow that love can bring. Its one single, "Too Soon to Know", became a smash hit in the UK, reaching #3, and also reached #27 in Australia.

This album was entitled "Sweet Dreams" in Africa.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Don Gibson.

Side one[edit]

  1. "(I'd Be) A Legend in My Time" (The album jacket and record label reads "(I'd Be) A Legend in Time").
  2. "(Yes) I'm Hurting"
  3. "The Same Street"
  4. "Far, Far Away"
  5. "Big Hearted Me"
  6. "Sweet Dreams"

Side two[edit]

  1. "Oh, Such a Stranger"
  2. "Blue Blue Day"
  3. "What About Me?"
  4. "Give Myself a Party"
  5. "Too Soon to Know"
  6. "Lonesome Number One"