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The band Roy Orbison was founded in 1936. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Vernon. Generally, music journalists would define Roy Orbison’s style within the genre/s of rock music, country music, and other rock music.

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Buddy Holly

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The Everly Brothers

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Del Shannon

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Elvis Presley

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Chuck Berry

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Jerry Lee Lewis

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Ricky Nelson

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Traveling Wilburys

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Carl Perkins

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The Hollies

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Eddie Cochran

Ray Edward Cochran (; October 3, 1938 – April 17, 1960) was an American rock and roll musician. Cochran's songs, such as "Twenty Flight Rock", "Summertime Blues", "C'mon Everybody" and "Somethin' Else", captured teenage frustration and desire in the mid-1950s ... [wikipedia]
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The Platters

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Cliff Richard

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Gene Vincent

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Neil Sedaka

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The Righteous Brothers

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What Genre is Roy Orbison?

Roy Orbison genre is not easily defined. Music magazines and journalists have different opinions on a clearly defined genre for Roy Orbison. However, many describe the style within the genre/s of rock music, country music, and other rock music.

Similar music like Roy Orbison includes artists and songs like Buddy Holly, The Everly Brothers, Del Shannon, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ricky Nelson, Traveling Wilburys, Carl Perkins, The Hollies, Eddie Cochran, The Platters, Cliff Richard, Gene Vincent, Neil Sedaka, The Righteous Brothers,