It was a different story

Reading the letter from Mike Lawton about the Big O, Sonny Parkes was there and he is right about the audience being stunned by his appearance: a short stubby-looking man.

Monday, 11th April 2016, 5:47 am
Updated Monday, 11th April 2016, 5:52 am
Roy Orbison

But when he started singing and playing his guitar, it was a different story, he was great.

I had the same sensation when I saw Slim Whitman and Buddy Holly.

Slim Whitman made an entrance in a dark suit and started yodelling to Indian Love Call. Buddy Holly just stood there playing and sang Ready Teddy and never moved from the spot - again, all brilliant.

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Regards to ML, keep spinning them discs.

SP

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