Saturday, August 29, 2015

Today In Music History (August 29th)

Released August 29th 1964

Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

This would be Roy's 2nd #1 single in the US on the Hot 100, where it spent 3 consecutive weeks in the top spot in September and October.

It was his 3rd #1 single on the UK Top 40 chart where it spent 3 non consecutive weeks at the top in October/November of 1964

The song would sell over 7 million copies and had sold over 500,000 in just a few months after its release.

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