Roy Orbison - Sweet Caroline Lyrics

Where it began, I can't begin to know when
But then I know it's growing strong
Oh, wasn't the spring, whooo
And spring became the summer
Who'd believe you'd come along
Hands, touching hands, reaching out
Touching me, touching you
Oh, sweet Caroline
Good times never seem so good
I'm inclined to believe it never would

And now I, I look at the night, whooo
And it don't seem so lonely
We fill it up with only two, oh
And when I hurt
Hurting runs off my shoulder
How can I hurt when holding you

Oh, one, touching one, reaching out
Touching me, touching you
Oh, sweet Caroline
Good times never seem so good
Oh I'm inclined to believe it never would

Ohhh, sweet Caroline, good times never seem so good

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  1. Charles Bunting

    I'm a drummer and like up tempo music, but IMHO, this is too fast.

  2. Valdinei Jerónimo

    Não e Elvis Presley mais ficou linda essa versão


    Simplesmente fantástico.


    Neil Diamond

  5. Dipti Patel

    *touching me*
    *touching you*

  6. Andrea ferreira

    Enquanto viver vou amar voce Roy Orbison....

    Joy Neizman

    Andrea ferreira B

  7. Music man That likes old and new music

    He is trying to copy the elvis version

    Derek Myers

    yes he is. and being a tremendous fan of both men, i can give roy a pass for this one.

  8. Music man That likes old and new music

    Neil is better this is fucking shit

  9. Larry Warnock

    Nope. Roy shouldnt be singing Neil Diamond.

    Dareis Nogod

    You're right & when you're right you're right.

  10. Bill Cleveland

    RE:ERICK silva....Narcissist opinions are like assholes and farts. Everyone has one that farts but no one wants to smell someone elses. So keep your thoughts to yourself. Fools are better not seen.

  11. Imaculada Conceição


  12. Imaculada Conceição

    Sua voz sempre me encanta!

  13. Imaculada Conceição

    Năo posso deixar de dizer: lindo, lindo....

  14. Imaculada Conceição


  15. Imaculada Conceição

    Esta voz me emociona muito!

  16. Imaculada Conceição

    Como é bom te ouvir!

  17. Imaculada Conceição

    Te ver no palco cantando é um grande presente !

  18. Imaculada Conceição

    Também faz parte do quarteto milionário. Que voz mais linda! Amo Roy Orbson desde crianca.

    Dareis Nogod


  19. Imaculada Conceição

    Amei dez/17

  20. Shane Spencer

    Imagine Roy Orbison singing a Neil Diamond song...

  21. Jessy Leppert

    I still do "BUM BUM BUM" on Roy Orbison's version of Sweet Caroline

    Dareis Nogod

    How about, DUMB, DUMB, DUMB ?

  22. edson luiz santos

    Era bom demais. ouço em 2017 , como se fosse aquela época.



  24. Milton Williams

    The tragedy's  that Roy had to live with would have put most men in a shell, but Roy went on and continued to perform and entertain the World with his magical voice. Roy gave us all such beautiful music then suddenly this wonderful entertainer was taken from us too soon. We will never know what other beautiful music we may have gotten had Roy lived longer.

    Taylor James

    +Milton Williams You are 100% correct. He was such a good man, and he had such talent.

    david taylor

    Milton Williams and

    Sarah Kinsey

    Well said!

  25. MetFan37

    To again correct Todd Baginski, Claudette died after being struck by a truck while motorcycling with Roy in Tennessee on 6/6/66 - she died in Roy's arms on the way to the hospital.  His two sons died in a fire at the house two years later while Roy was on a tour of the UK.  And because of finding his soul mate Barbara the next year, Roy recovered and thrived after experiencing crushing tragedy.

    Gee, I wish people would do their research before they post comments!! 


    @MetFan37 Some people make it up as they go my friend, sad that may be, they just want us to believe what they believe. Todd's post was probably made after too many beers and he has never heard of wikipedia, it's all there TODD !


    @MIKEY D ST.CLAIR The info is there for all to use....and he has a computer....You'd think that those two factors would cut down on illiteracy, but NOOOOOO.....

  26. The Light In Life

    wonderful footage and also to hear Roy singing one of Neil's songs (who admired Roy greatly) - do you have any other footage from this Australian concert series?

    William Katsirubas

    He a great voice,I hope he's sining I heaven

    William Katsirubas

    He had a great voice, He's singing in Heaven

  27. Todd Baginski

       he was never the same after his wife and son were killed in a car crash in 67.  we lost him in 89....

    Joey Gleitz

     remember that day.  It was Dec 5, 1988.

    DG Brock

    @Joey Gleitz His wife was killed in a motorcycle accident on June 6, 1966. He was just beginning to recover from losing her when his house burned down in Sept. 1968 while he was touring England and killed his two oldest sons. As you can imagine, he was destroyed psychologically for a long time.

    Ken Arbuckle

    That the same what i know about it, it's was start by one of the son's playing with a lighter

    Dareis Nogod

    You've got your "facts" all wrong. BE QUIET !

  28. hirdy6

    Not all about range but it helps and if you are saying Sinatra's was anywhere near as vast as Roy and Elvis, then I respectfully suggest you check that your ears are not just painted on.

  29. Stunatra

    It's not all about range. They all had great range. Perhaps you need to listen to Frank more, especially his 40s and 50s and early 60s work.

  30. hirdy6

    'Frank had a quality to his voice that neither Roy or Elvis had'. Elvis and Roy didn't 'go for notes because they 'had to' they reached them because they could. Their vocal range was far superior than Sinatra's. One of the reasons the two were far more versatile.

  31. Tony Compton

    So special in past times never forgotten !

  32. hirdy6

    Each to his own.

  33. Stunatra

    Frank had a quality to his voice neither Roy or Elvis had. He didn't have to go for notes to capture an emotion, but there were plenty of times that he did and he could belt with the best of them.

  34. Helmut Bernemann

    1972? Kommt mir vor wie 1962?

  35. Janet Phillips

    love love love him next to Elvis he's the best

  36. Don Schneider

    1st I've heard of Roy performing this...Thanks for the Post ! Anything You Want ! Roy did it !

  37. Mike Mangan

    This is as BOSTON STRONG as Neil Diamond's great original !

  38. Micky May

    O Caroline. They will never stop singing your song it will never die like you did. Even the greatest voice, Roy Orbison, sings so marvelously about you. Great version, but what would you expect from the best ever. He sings this one with great passion.

  39. Herdis Klintholt

    Love this voice forever....

  40. Juancito Sanchez

    I remember this song with great joy.

  41. André Minnart

    DAT was nog een stem hé ,zo zijn er geen meer !!!!!!

  42. Paladin Justice

    Roy put everything into his performance, as usual.

  43. hirdy6

    His eldest son Gary Crosby died of complications of cancer in 1995 but not before he wrote a book in which he described Crosby as a cold, aloof, abusive father who frequently beat his sons. Of Bing's 4 sons, 3 committed suicide, not saying the abusive childhood inflicted on them by their father was the sole blame but you'd have to suggest it's one hell of a coincidence.

  44. hirdy6

    Never a fan of Crosby, did not have anywhere near the versatility of Roy and Elvis, also can't get the thought of him being abusive to his children. From what I've read and been told, the man was a prick.

  45. hirdy6

    @mitchcapone It's funny, I've never been a huge fan of Frank Sinatra, I like a couple of his songs but his voice never impressed me like Elvis and Roy's did. They also went for much harder to reach notes than Sinatra did.

  46. hirdy6

    Roy and Elvis covered this, Neilo your work is done.

  47. m daniels

    neil was somewhere smiling i would wager

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  49. Chris Gately

    What a surprise, excellent performance, excellent song.


    Thank you very much...