August 10, 2018

Amazing video reveals Patrick Swayze's angelic voice

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The late Patrick Swayze sat with Larry Gatlin to perform their cover of the old classic "Love Hurts," The performance was a part of the 1990-event held in honor of Roy Orbison.

Patrick Swayze, who won hearts by his acting and dancing skills throughout his career, but he surprised everyone by showing off his vocal skills during the Roy Orbison Tribute Concert for the Homeless in 1990.

When Swayze joined Larry Gatlin on the stage, the audience welcomed the pair with vibrant cheers as they took their position on their respective stools.

They performed their rendition of the iconic ballad “Love Hurts”, which was made famous by Orbison in 1961.

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The Everly Brothers originally recorded the song in 1960, but the Orbison’s version of "Love Hurts" gave the song its cult status. Orbison's song reached No. 5 on the Australian country music charts.

It is a beloved song in the United States of America despite not making it on the US charts. Orbison lost his life in 1988, and Swayze's tribute performance with Gatlin followed two years later.

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In the memorable performance, Gatlin started the song with the perfect note as he sang the first verse. As the song approached the chorus, the crowd cheered for Swayze who chimed in with the harmonies.

The song was a perfect tribute to Orbison with two vocalists, a guitar and a violin recreating the magic of the ballad.

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Swayze joined Gatlin for the duet for a couple of lines in the song and mesmerized the audience.

Gatlin started the song with the perfect note as he sang the first verse. As the song approached the chorus, the crowd cheered for Swayze who chimed in with the harmonies.

Other artists who pitched with their tribute to Orbison included John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt, BB King, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, and many more. 

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