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Roy Orbison ‘The Last Concert’ Released to Radio Exclusively Via AirPlay Direct

Posted on August 12, 2010

For Immediate Release:


Legendary Artist’s Final Performance Available for Immediate Download

NASHVILLE, TN (August 12, 2010) – Roy Orbison ‘The Last Concert’ has been released to radio exclusively via AirPlay Direct, the global digital-to-radio music delivery service.

Originally released as a limited run via iTunes in 2008 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of his passing, >‘The Last Concert’ is now available to radio. Recorded on December 4, 1988 in Cleveland, just two days before his sudden death, this was the last time Orbison ever performed. This collection of fourteen songs, including seven top ten singles, is the exact order of his show that evening. This includes one of the most loved Rock ‘n Roll songs ever, “Oh, Pretty Woman,” as well as his Grammy-Award Winning “Crying” and “Dream Baby.” This historic performance is untouched by mixing and enhancements – it’s pure, honest, unmistakable Orbison.

“We are honored that AirPlay Direct continues to be the exclusive digital source for radio to acquire new releases and back catalog from this American musical icon,” states Robert Weingartz, CEO of AirPlay Direct.

Radio programmers may download broadcast quality tracks from ‘The Last Concert’ at: www.airplaydirect.com/music/RO-LastConcert/

About AirPlay Direct: AirPlay Direct is a global digital music delivery system servicing radio and the entertainment industry with downloadable content from some of the biggest names in music, alongside rising independent artists. AirPlay Direct’s web-based artist marketing, promotion, education, and advocacy platform allows artists, record labels, and music publishers to securely deliver broadcast-quality music and digital press kits to industry professionals worldwide. Our system allows media programmers and film/TV music supervisors to connect to new music, create music calls, browse top downloaded artists, and immediately download music and related artist information. AirPlay Direct recently debuted their monthly digital/interactive publication, the Direct Buzz.

For more information about AirPlay Direct visit http://www.airplaydirect.com

Follow AirPlay Direct on Twitter: http://twitter.com/airplaydirect

For more information about the Direct Buzz go to http://www.thedirectbuzz.com

Media Contact: Clif Doyal, AirPlay Direct 615.319.1863 clif@airplaydirect.com

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