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Roy Orbison's sons recover lost song by their father

Orbison's sons provided contemporary guitar, drums and vocals as they produced their father's single, "The Way Is Love."
By Veronica Linares Contact the Author   |   March 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM
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Roy Orbison's sons have produced one of their father's unreleased songs after finding the track in an old home tape machine.

The siblings said they used technology specifically developed for the task to put together their father's "The Way Is Love." Music legend John Carter Cash teamed up with the Orbisons to produce the the track.

The single will be unveiled in the upcoming 25th anniversary edition of Orbison's last album, Mystery Girl to be released May 20th in a CD and DVD Deluxe edition package.

The record will include the album's original 10 songs along with nine unreleased tracks including "The Way Is Love." Orbison's sons (Roy Jr., Alex and Wesley) provided contemporary guitar, drums and vocals for the latter. The DVD will also include eight of Orbison's music videos, four of which have never been released.

You can check out the CD + LP track listing below.

You Got It
In The Real World
(All I Can Do Is) Dream You
A Love So Beautiful
California Blue
She's A Mystery To Me
The Comedians
The Only One
Careless Heart

Bonus songs
The Way Is Love (unreleased with new instruments and vocals)
She's A Mystery To Me (Studio demo with Bono)
(All I Can Do Is) Dream You (Studio Demo)
The Only One (Studio Demo)
The Comedians (Studio Demo)
In The Real World (Studio Demo)
California Blue (Studio Demo)
Windsurfer (Work-tape Demo)
You Are My Love (Work-tape Demo)

[Rolling Stone]

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