Crying (album)

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Crying
Crying - Roy Orbison.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1962
RecordedFebruary 27, 1961 - November 15, 1961
GenrePop music
Length29:23
LabelMonument (M 4007)
ProducerFred Foster
Roy Orbison chronology
Roy Orbison at the Rock House
(1961)
Crying
(1962)
Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits
(1962)

Crying is the third album by Roy Orbison, released in 1962. It was his second album on the Monument Record label. The album name comes from the 1961 hit song of the same name that in 2002 was honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award. In 2004, the song ranked #69 on Rolling Stone Magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time".

Professional ratings
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Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Roy Orbison and Joe Melson, except where indicated.

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Crying" 2:45
2."The Great Pretender"Buck Ram3:02
3."Love Hurts"Boudleaux Bryant2:28
4."She Wears My Ring"Felice & Boudleaux Bryant2:30
5."Wedding Day" 2:06
6."Summersong" 2:45
Side two
No.TitleLength
1."Dance"2:52
2."Lana"2:17
3."Loneliness"2:27
4."Let's Make a Memory"2:18
5."Nite Life"2:32
6."Running Scared"2:14

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Bill Porter - recording engineer