December 5, 2022

Don Everley of the Everly Brothers died at the age of 84: N.P.R.

The Everly Brothers, Don (right) and Bill, performed on July 31, 1964.

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The Everly Brothers, Don (right) and Bill, performed on July 31, 1964.

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Dan Everly, half of Rock and Roll’s pioneer groups, died at The Everly Brothers. The musician, who is known for singing intimate songs with his brother, is 84 years old.

With hits like “All I Have to Do is Dream”, “Wake Up Little Susie”, “Bye Bye Love” and “Cathy’s Clown”, the Everly Brothers were a sensation in the late 1950s and early 60s. Became a cultural event.

Everley’s country-influential voice, sung alongside his younger brother Phil, stretched the possibilities of harmony in early rock and roll.

Everly’s death was confirmed online Sunday The official Instagram of the two Account

“We are saddened to announce the passing of Isaac Donald today. He is survived by his wife Adela, mother Margaret, children Venice, Stacey, Erin & Edon, grandchildren Arabella, Eason, Stirling, Eras, Lily & Esper.”

The cause of death was not immediately known.

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Growing up playing in a family band, the two moved to Nashville in 1955. After some initial success, the brothers recorded a song for Columbia, after folk star Roy Aquif’s publishing company Aqf-Rose. But it was their version of “Bye Bye Love” in 1957 that ranked them 2nd on the US Billboard Pop Rankings.

The band influenced other voice-operated duos such as Simon & Carfungel — their early work closely mimicking the iconic sound of the Everly Brothers.

After decades of success and success, tensions between The Everly Brothers escalated — on July 14, 1973, on an unpopular stage, Bill left the show with Dan playing a guitar.

Dada Told Rolling Stone In 1986 it was one of the “saddest days” of his life.

With the help of British guitarist Albert Lee, the siblings reunited for a 1983 London concert. Both were active until 2006.

The Everly Brothers were in the first class to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. Phil Everly died in 2014.