Saturday, October 27, 2012

Bill Dees - Roy Orbison's Co-writer Has Passed Away

Bill Dees, one-time co-writer with Roy Orbison,  who gave us such hits as "It's Over" and "Oh, Pretty Woman", died of brain cancer at a nursing facility in Mountain Home, Arkansas Wednesday (October 24). He was 73. 

Among the other artists who recorded Bill's songs were Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and Glen Campbell.

Roy and Bill are pictured receiving a plaque for Oh, Pretty Woman.