Phil Everly, part of famed rock-and-roll vocal duo, dies at 74

"...Phil Everly, who with his brother Don made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era — their exquisite harmonies profoundly influencing the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Byrds and countless younger rock, folk and country singers — died Friday in Burbank, Calif., of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his wife, Patti Everly, said. He was 74...."

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  • The Brothers made some great music together :

    There was some great music during that period of great success.

    Such music will be sorely missed.

    Saying Bye Bye

  • Early '80s video:

    The Everly Brothers - Songs of Innocence and Experience

    Featuring an appearance at the Royal Albert Hall....

    Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984), part of the BBC Arena series, shows the Everly Brothers as they trace their lineage, starting in their coal mining hometown of Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. With performances from the Everly's and their family.

  • Very sad. I used to love The Everly Brothers music. It's a great loss. X

  • A very sad day. The Everly brothers were so influential to many of our singers/groups. May he rest in peace.

  • "Bye, bye love" and thank you for the music. R.I.P. xxx

  • A little part of us 60s children dies when people like him leave us! RIP Phil Everly x

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