Phil Everly, of the Everly Brothers, Dies at 74
On Friday January 3, 2014, Phil Everly died from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), caused by years of smoking. He was 74.
The Everly Brothers pioneered rock ‘n’ roll in the late 1950s and 1960s and served as inspiration for rock legends such as Bob Dylan and the Beatles.
The dynamic duo had numerous hit songs, including “Wake Up Little Susie”, “Bye Bye Love”, “All I Have to Do is Dream” and “Cathy’s Clown”. They joined the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
Don Everly, released a statement saying, “I loved my brother very much. I always thought I’d be the one to go first”. (Don was the older brother by two years.)
Here’s a clip of ” All I Have To Do Is Dream/Cathy’s Clown”
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Source: CBC.ca, Youtube.com/Image: newstalk1010.com