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Roy Orbison was a 20th century Human musician from Earth.

Orbison performed the song "Ooby Dooby", a favorite of Zefram Cochrane's that he enjoyed listening to on a jukebox at the Montana settlement from which he launched the Phoenix in 2063. (Star Trek: First Contact)

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Roy Orbison was also credited as the performer of "Ooby Dooby" in the film Star Trek: First Contact. Furthermore, the use of the performance was granted courtesy of his production company, Orbison Records, Inc..

In real life, Orbison was a Star Trek fan, and often opened his concerts with his band jamming to The Original Series theme by Alexander Courage. [1]

The Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Forsaken" was originally titled "Only the Lonely" after Orbison's song. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion (p. 58))

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