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Music – 1978 – Roy Orbison – Pretty Woman – Performed By John Belushi

Pretty Woman is a song recorded by Roy Orbison….which was written by Orbison and Bill Dees….and released as a single in August 1964 on Monument Records….which spent three weeks at # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100….which the second single by Orbison to top the US charts….and was also Orbison’s third single to top the UK Singles Chart…as the record ultimately sold seven million copies and marked the high point in Orbison’s career.  Within months of its release, in October 1964, the single was certified gold by the RIAA…..which at year’s end was ranked # 4 on the Billboard top songs of 1964. 

In this video seen herewith….Saturday Night Live’s John Belushi impersonates and performs Orbison’s famously popular song live on the SNL stage in 1978….as Belushi’s imitation of Orbison is nearly “spot on”…..while being absolutely hilarious and fun to watch.

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