RIP Phil Everly (1939-2014)

Phil, Jackie, Don, and Clyde

Phil, Jackie, Don, and Clyde

Another wonderful voice from the days when great singing was part of everyday American life, Phil Everly, has left us. Between songs at their London reunion concert, Don Everly smiled and said something to the effect that he, Don, sang the melody, and “Baby Brother” sang “the hard part.” Thank you, Phil, for leaving to us those magnificent, never-to-be-matched harmonies.

5 thoughts on “RIP Phil Everly (1939-2014)

  1. allen993

    It Is A Sad Tragic News About Phil Everly’s Death And He’s Such A
    Nice Guy And Amazing Guitarist And We’re Deeply Saddened That
    We Lost A Good Friend And We Shall Always Remember Him Of H
    is Passing And He Shall Be Always Adored And Remembered In All
    Of Our Prayers For Him Because Phil Everly Is Our Performer! RIP.

    PS We Will Never Forget Our Beloved Guitarist Phil Everly And I
    Wish Him A Nice Happy Birthday!

    1. jackiewilsonlover Post author

      Thanks for your comment, Allen. Actually, I was unaware of Phil having any particular guitar expertise, but I am grateful that his beautiful voice will remain with us through the many Everly Brothers recordings that survive.


    1. jackiewilsonlover Post author

      Yes, I should be back to writing in the blog in the next few days, and I hope I will be adding to it regularly again after that. My health has improved a good deal, and I have rested from the end of the school term.

      Trust me, the Everly Brothers are worth knowing. Theirs were some of the most beautiful harmonies ever sung, and they were the ultimate crossover act. Their first million-selling hit, “Bye Bye Love” was No. 1 on the Country chart, No. 2 on the Pop chart, and No. 5 on the Rhythm ‘n’ Blues chart.



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