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Phil Everly Dead - Everly Brothers Singer Dies at 74

Phil Everly Dead - Everly Brothers Singer Dies at 74

Everly Brothers singer Phil Everly has died, according to Variety.

The 74-year-old singer passed away from complications relating to his chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday (January 3).

“We are absolutely heartbroken,” Phil‘s wife Patti said to the LA Times. “He fought long and hard.”

In 1997, Phil won the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award with his brother Don, who was the other singer in Everly Brothers.

In case you didn’t know, the Everly Brothers were known for their hit songs, such as “All I Have To Do Is Dream,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” and “Bye Bye Love.”

Our thoughts go out to Phil‘s friends and family during this difficult time.

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6 Comments

# 1

So sad. Don and Phil Everly were pitch-perfect; no group outdid them when they harmonized. And they were so handsome ….

# 2
Barbara Saunders @ 01/04/2014 at 2:20 am

A Legend remembered deep in my heart. From my record collection, I will continue to be a fan. , recalling a gentleman, his ardent response to all his fans he met, not a one did he ignore, accepting Stage Door mania, always with a smile, and that pleasing memory will live on with me.

# 3

One of rock’s originals has joined the great jukebox in the sky, along with Elvis, Johnny Cash, and all the others. RIP.

# 4

This is awful.. Phil and Don Everly are on the cover of the Beatles’ Sgt Peppers album. And They’re mentioned in a Paul McCartney song.

# 5

@Victoria:

Actually, I stand corrected. They’re not on the cover of Sgt. Pepper’s. But Paul McCartney paid tribute to the Everly’s in his 1976 song, “Let Em In.” He sings about Phil and Don.

# 6

The Everly Brothers were true talents, unlike the absolute trash around today, from rappers whose words you can’t understand or don’t want to understand to fools lip-synching while parading around on stage as if they’re something special. Phil’s passing is a great loss.

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