A Conversation for Traveling Wilburys - the Band

Replacement for Roy Orbison

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Neily Peely

Wasn't Del Shannon recruited to replace the late Roy Orbison, only to take his own life after only making a few recordings?

Replacement for Roy Orbison

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I did come across that story, but to be honest I don't think he was ever a member. I think he was working with Jeff Lynne before his death, but my research didn't throw up any real truth behind the rumour. No Wilburys/Del Shannon songs have been released to my knowledge.

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