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Ooby Dooby: ROY ORBISON / CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

Ooby-Dooby was written by Allen Richard Penner and Wade Lee Moore in February 1955 and was released by Roy Orbison in 1956. The record didn’t chart in Australia at the time but became known as Orbison’s fame grew in this country.

ROY ORBISON

From the album Roy Orbison at the Rock House.

CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL

From the 1970 album Cosmo’s Factory which held the #1 position on Australia’s Kent album chart for 19 weeks.

STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT

Star Trek warp drive pioneer Zefram Cochrane was a fan of Roy Orbison’s version!

Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Penner#Ooby_Dooby

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