RIP Phil Everly

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/04/2014 - 10:32

74 year old Phil Everly, who with his brother Don made up the Everly Brothers' exquisite harmonies and influenced the Beatles, Beach Boys, Byrds and other rock, folk and country singers died Friday in Burbank, Calif., of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

During the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Everly Brothers had nearly three dozen smash hits on the charts, among them “Cathy’s Clown,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” “Bye Bye Love,” “When Will I Be Loved” and “All I Have to Do Is Dream.” They were among the first 10 performers inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame when it opened in 1986.

Phil Everly, half of pioneer rock duo, dies at 74…

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