September 18, 2020

1990-02-18 – The Indianapolis Star

1990 02 18 The_Indianapolis_Star_Sun__Feb_18__1990_

Orbison tribute brings out stars

A tribute to the late Roy Orbison on Saturday at
the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles will be
an all-star musical affair.

Dean Stockwell will be the
host. and the performers include
original Byrds David Crosby.
Roger McGuinn and Chris Hill-
man. John Hlatt. bluesmen
John Lee Hooker and 8.8. King.
k.d. lung. Emmylou Harris.
Bonnie Raitt. the Stray Cats.
Dwight Yoakum. Tina Wey-
moutb and Chris Frantz of Talk-
ing Heads. and actors Gary Bu-
sey and Patrick Swayze.

Pete Townshcnd will make an

Orbison

appearance from London. and Johnny Cash from
Nashville. Tenn.

Proceeds from the show will go to the homeless in
southern California. “Roy was dedicated to helping
others." said his wife. Barbara. who is an executive
producer of the concert. “and in recent years he
became more and more concerned over the plight oi”
the homeless in this Country.

"This convert will honor his desire to do some-
thing about this problem.”

Negotiations are under way for radio and televi-
SlOl] broadcast rights.