Many critics described his music as operatic , nicknaming him "the Caruso of Rock " and "the Big O". While most male rock-and-roll performers in the s and s projected a defiant masculinity, many of Orbison's songs conveyed vulnerability. He performed standing still, wearing black clothes to match his dyed black hair and dark sunglasses. Orbison began singing in a rockabilly and country-and-western band in high school. From to , 22 of his singles reached the Billboard Top 40, and he wrote or co-wrote almost all that rose to the Top 10, including " Only the Lonely " , " Running Scared " , " Crying " , " In Dreams " , and " Oh, Pretty Woman "
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Roy Wood Jr.: A Letter to My Son About How to Be Funny | Fatherly
I first learned about the power of being funny in the third grade. We had just moved to Birmingham, Alabama, and I was dealing with bullies. I figured that if I could make the bullies laugh, we could connect, I could keep them close. It worked, and jokes became my survival strategy. A few years later, I moved to a white school, and I led with humor designed to endear me to people, as a sort of cultural assimilation.
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