TIL Roy Orbison wrote the biggest hit of his career after asking his first wife, Claudette, if she needed cash for the market. His writing partner interjected “pretty women don’t need money.” As Orbison watched Claudette go to the market by “walking down the street”, he wrote “Oh, Pretty Woman.”

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TIL Roy Orbison’s wife was a shoplifter


I am “I saw Roy Orbison in concert” years old. Wasn’t even my first


Okay, so I was way off base interpreting it as a dude picking up a street-walker, wasn’t I?


I still don’t understand how he came up with “only the lonely” from this conversation.


She then tripped and fell and he called out “mercy!”