The Everly Brothers Part One

The Everly Brothers Part One

Don Everly

Birthed: February 1, 1937 (age 80), Brownie, Muhlenberg Region, Kentucky
Elevation: 5 ′ 10 ″
Spouse: Venetia Stevenson (m. 1962– 1970), Mary Sue Ingraham (m. 1957– 1961), Adela Garza

Youngsters: Erin Everly, Edan Everly, Stacy Everly, Venetia Everly


Phil Everly
Birthed: January 19, 1939, Chicago, IL
Passed away: January 3, 2014, Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center, Burbank, CA
Brother Or Sisters: Don Everly
Partner: Patrice Arnold (m. 1999– 2014), Patricia Mickey(m. 1972– 1978), Jacqueline Alice Ertel (m. 1963– 1970)

The Everly Brothers

Phil (left) and Don (right) Everly performing on the 1970 Johnny Cash summer replacement show

Background details
Shenandoah, Iowa
Nation, rockabilly, rock-and-roll
Years energetic
1951– 1973, 1983– 2005
Tempo, London, Warner Bros., RCA Victor, Razor & & Tie, Mercury

Previous participants
Don Everly
Phil Everly
The Everly Brothers were American country-influenced rock-and-roll vocalists, understood for steel-string guitar and also close consistency vocal singing. Isaac Donald “Don” Everly (birthed February 1, 1937) as well as Phillip “Phil” Everly (January 19, 1939– January 3, 2014) were chosen to the Rock as well as Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001.


Family members as well as education and learning

Don was birthed in Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, in 1937, as well as Phil 2 years later on in Chicago, Illinois. Their moms and dads were Isaac Milford “Ike” Everly, Jr. (1908– 1975), a guitarist, and also Margaret Embry Everly. Star James Best (birthed Jules Guy), additionally from Muhlenberg County, was the kid of Ike’s sibling. Margaret was 15 when she wed Ike, that was 26. Ike operated in coal mines from age 14, yet his dad urged him to seek his love of songs. Ike and also Margaret started singing with each other. The Everly siblings invested the majority of their youth in Shenandoah, Iowa. They participated in Longfellow Elementary School in Waterloo, Iowa, for a year, however after that transferred to Shenandoah in 1944, where they stayed with early high school.Ike Everly had a program on KMA as well as KFNF in Shenandoah in the mid-1940s, initially with his partner and after that with their boys. The siblings sang on the radio as “Little Donnie as well as Baby Boy Phil.” The household sang as the Everly Family. Ike, with guitar players Merle Travis, Mose Rager, and also Kennedy Jones, was recognized in 1992 by the building of the Four Legends Fountain in Drakesboro, Kentucky.The family members transferred to Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1953, where the bros went to West High School. In 1955, the household relocated to Madison, Tennessee, while the siblings transferred to Nashville, Tennessee. Don had actually finished from senior high school in 1955, and also Phil went to Peabody Demonstration School in Nashville, where he finished in 1957. Both might currently concentrate on recording.

The 1950s

While in Knoxville, the bros captured the focus of household buddy Chet Atkins, supervisor of RCA Victor’s workshop in Nashville. The bros came to be a duo and also transferred to Nashville. In spite of association with RCA, Atkins scheduled the Everly Brothers to tape for Columbia Records in very early 1956. Their “Keep a-Lovin’ Me,” which Don created and also made up, tumbled, as well as they were gone down from the Columbia label.Atkins presented them to Wesley Rose, of Acuff-Rose songs authors. Rose informed them he would certainly obtain them a recording bargain if they authorized to Acuff-Rose as songwriters. They so checked in late 1956, as well as in 1957 Rose presented them to Archie Bleyer, that was seeking musicians for his Cadence Records. The Everlys authorized as well as made a recording in February 1957.” Bye Bye Love”had actually been declined by 30 various other acts. Their document got to No. 2 on the pop graphes, behind Elvis Presley’s” ( Let Me Be Your )Teddy Bear,”as well as No. 1 on the nation as well as No. 5 on the R&B graphes. The tune, by Felice and also Boudleaux Bryant, came to be the Everly Brothers’s initial million-seller. Dealing with the Bryants, they had hits in the United States and also the United Kingdom, the greatest being” Wake Up Little Susie,””All I Have to Do Is Dream, “”Bird Dog, “as well as” Problems.” The Everlys, though they were greatly expository musicians, likewise did well as songwriters, specifically with Don’s”(Till) I Kissed You,”which struck No. 4 on the United States pop charts.The bros visited with Buddy Holly in 1957 and also 1958. According to Holly’s biographer Philip
Norman, they was accountable for encouraging Holly as well as the Crickets to transform their attires from Levi’s as well as T-shirts to the Everlys’Ivy League fits. Don stated Holly composed as well as made up “Wishing”for them.”We were all southern,”Phil observed of their commonness. “We would certainly begun in c and w. “Although some resources state Phil Everly was just one of Holly’s pallbearers in February 1959, Phil stated in 1986 that he participated in the funeral service as well as rested with Holly’s family members, however was not a pallbearer. Don did not go to, stating,”I could not most likely to the funeral service. I could not go anywhere. I simply required to my bed. ”


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