Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPerforming Arts · 1 decade ago

Was or was not Roy Orbison blind?

Im a big fan and always thought he was blind, however I just watched a program on PBS and he had clear glasses on?

7 Answers

  • P K S
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago
    Best Answer

    What a hoot! I always thought he was blind.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    I don't think so! But he had a good sound! I thought the guitar star esteban was blind wearing glasses all the time. I learned recently that he was in an accident and it caused eye damage!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    no..he could see just started back in the late 50's when he started singing on stage and the lights got to him..everytime he went on stage he would put on sun glasses..then it just became part of his look and when he needed prescription glasses he made sure they were dark

  • 1 decade ago

    The sun glasses were and affectation. He could see

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  • 1 decade ago

    He wasn't! I wondered that for a long time, also!

    He just had that "shades" fetish, I reckon!


  • 1 decade ago

    he wasn't blind, whatever gave you that idea?

  • 1 decade ago


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