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Roy Orbison

Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988), also known by the nickname 'The Big O', was an American singer-songwriter, best known for his distinctive, powerful voice, complex compositions, and dark emotional ballads. Orbison grew up in Texas and began singing in a rockabilly/country a… more »

Almost, you fell in love with me 
Almost, you were my bride to be 
But someone new came by 
And you left me here to cry 
Oh how close we were, almost 

Almost, I heard the church bells ring 
Almost, I heard the choir sing 
Well, each promise that was made 
You have broken and betrayed 
Oh how close we were, almost 

Almost, my every dream came true 
Almost, I heard you say "I Do" 
But I hear now instead 
All those unkind words you said 
Oh how close we were, almost 
Oh how close we were, almost 
Oh how close we were, almost


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