The Orbison Way

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The Orbison Way
The Orbison Way - Roy Orbison.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedJanuary 1966
RecordedJuly 8 - November 14, 1965
ProducerWesley Rose, Jim Vienneau
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The Orbison Way is the eighth album recorded by Roy Orbison, and his second for MGM Records, released in January 1966. Two singles were taken from that album; "Crawling Back" and "Breakin' Up Is Breakin' My Heart", both of which were chart hits in England, the US and Australia.

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Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees, except where indicated. Five of their songs feature his band, The Candy Men

Side one
1."Crawling Back" 3:15
2."It Ain't No Big Thing" 2:22
3."Time Changed Everything"Buddy Buie, John Rainey Adkins2:09
4."This Is My Land"Bill Dees3:05
5."The Loner"Bill Dees, John Rainey Adkins2:24
6."Maybe" 2:24
Side two
1."Breakin' Up Is Breakin' My Heart" 2:09
2."Go Away" 3:03
3."A New Star" 2:58
4."Never" 2:15
5."It Wasn't Very Long Ago"Barry Booth2:33
6."Why Hurt the One Who Loves You?" 2:36


The album charted #11 in the UK and #128 in the US.