Relive One of the Best Rock Shows In History

Mar 5, 2017

ROY ORBISON: BLACK AND WHITE NIGHT 30 - Performance - Singer Roy Orbison performs with such musicians as Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, among others, in a 1940s-type nightclub setting.

  • Monday March 6th at 8:30pm 
  • Wednesday March 8th at 7:30pm 

It has been 30 years since Roy Orbison‘s 1987 television ‘comeback’ show A Black & White Night. To mark the occasion ‘Roy’s Boys’ – Alex Orbison and Roy Orbison Jnr – have gone back to the source footage and audio and re-edited, remastered and, if you are feeling fanciful, ‘re-imagined’ the television special, The Black & White Night show was a pivotal event during Roy Orbison's late '80s comeback. Preceding his involvement with the all-star Traveling Wilburys band (Orbison, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne), the show put a spotlight on Orbison's classic hits with help from Elvis Presley's TCB Band and guests Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Bonnie Raitt, k.d. Lang, Tom Waits, Jackson Browne, J.D. Souther and Steven Soles.  This concert is often regarded as one of the best rock shows in history.

Roy Orbison and Bruce Springsteen

The Black & White Night 30 package also includes a 33-minute documentary featuring never-before-seen interviews with many of the guests, as well as a montage of photos and memorabilia from the show. Roy Orbison Jr. wrote liner notes for the package. 

 The full track list for Roy Orbison: Black & White 30 includes:

 1)    Only the Lonely

2)    Leah

3)    In Dreams

4)    Crying

5)    Uptown

6)    The Comedians

7)    Blue Angel+

8)    It’s Over

9)    Running Scared

10) Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)

11) Mean Woman Blues

12) Candy Man

13) Ooby Dooby

14) Blue Bayou

15) Go Go Go (Down the Line)

16) (All I Can Do Is) Dream You

17) Claudette

18) Oh, Pretty Woman (Alternate Version)*

19) Oh, Pretty Woman

Secret Post Show

1)    (All I Can Do Is) Dream You (Alternate Version)*

2)    The Comedians (Alternate Version)*

3)    Candy Man (Alternate Version)*

4)    Claudette (Alternate Version)*

5)    Uptown (Alternate Version)*