NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Nashville Sounds are celebrating the birthday of rock 'n' roll legend Roy Orbison by giving fans pairs of his trademark sunglasses.
His widow, Barbara Orbison, will also throw out the ceremonial first pitch during the Thursday night AAA baseball game between Nashville and the Oklahoma City RedHawks.
The first 1,000 fans will get a pair of sunglasses, and select fans will receive a limited edition Gibson guitar, a box set of his albums and a bottle of Pretty Woman perfume.
Friday would have been his 74th birthday. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, responsible for evergreen hits like "Oh, Pretty Woman," "Only the Lonely" and "Crying," won six Grammys and sold millions of CDs before dying of a heart attack in 1988 at age 52.