It's Over

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"It's Over" is an American song composed by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees and sung by Orbison. Produced by Fred Foster and engineered by Bill Porter, the song was released as a 45rpm single by Monument Records in 1964, "It's Over" typifies the operatic rock ballad. The single entered the United States Cashbox chart on April 11, 1964, peaking at No.10 (on May 23, 1964), and reached No. 9 on the Billboard pop music chart. Meanwhile, after entering the United Kingdom singles chart on April 30, 1964, "It's Over" reached No. 1 on June 25, 1964 (making it Orbison's second UK No.1 single [the first was "Only the Lonely" in 1960]). "It's Over" spent 2 weeks at No.1 on the UK singles chart, out of a total of 18 weeks on that chart. The song also spent ten weeks in the Irish Singles Chart, three of which were at No.1. It was one of six chart-toppers for Orbison in Ireland. The song also appears on Orbison's 1964 album More of Roy Orbison's Greatest Hits and his 1989 posthumous album A Black & White Night Live from the 1988 HBO television special. 


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