Roy Orbison - You Got It

Roy Orbison – You Got It

“You Got It” is a song by American singer-songwriter Roy Orbison, released in 1989. The song was co-written by Orbison, Jeff Lynne, and Tom Petty, and produced by Lynne. The song was released posthumously on January 3, 1989 (after Orbison’s death from a heart attack on December 6, 1988) with “The Only One” as the B-side as the lead single from his twenty-second album, “Mystery Girl”. The song is one of Roy Orbison’s signature hits and is known for its romantic and melodic sound.


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“You Got It” is characterized by its timeless and smooth melody, along with Roy Orbison’s distinctive and emotive vocals. The song’s production captures the essence of classic pop and rock ‘n’ roll, and it is celebrated for its feel-good and romantic quality. The lyrics of “You Got It” convey themes of love and admiration. The song’s narrator expresses affection and appreciation for someone they care about, highlighting their positive qualities. The chorus, with its catchy and heartfelt delivery, adds to the song’s romantic and melodic appeal.


“You Got It” was a commercial success and received acclaim from both fans and music critics. It reached top 3 on the music charts in numerous countries, including the UK, Australia and Canada. The song’s timeless and romantic sound, along with Roy Orbison’s legendary voice, made it an enduring classic in his discography.

Roy Orbison – You Got It – Lyrics