The other reason came a bit later, as I became a music geek, an amateur musicologist. The sort of guy who realized it wasn't Gram Parsons or The Buffalo Springfield or even The Beatles who introduced the high, lonesome strains of country to rock and roll. It was high-voiced, handsome Phil Everly and his brother Don. Phil died this past Friday at the age of A tribute is in order.
Rock Legend Everly dies – Western Courier
The Everly Brothers really existed in three distinct phases. In the mid-fifties, they were the first fellas to bring the "close harmony" singing of country legends The Louvin and Delmore Brothers into close contact with the hard-driving beat of rock. This resulted in Phase One: Superstardom.
The Everlys pretty much invented the rock duet, they were startling good-looking, and they had fistfuls of hits. From the pretty damn salacious "Wake Up Little Susie" girl falls asleep on a date and doesn't wake up 'til it's so late, it starts a scandal at school to the devotional, still-played-at-weddings "Let It Be Me" to Little Richard's "Lucille.
After moving to Warner Bros.
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If you've ever secretly cried over Emmylou Harris and Gram Parsons's version of "Love Hurts" or, I guess, Nazareth's power-ballad rendition , please remember that the Brothers did it first. The song, written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, was such a downer, such a beautiful bummer, it wasn't much of a hit when Phil and Don first did it. Teens didn't want to hear that love was just for fools. The song has lasted. Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers.
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