Phil Everly, who made up one-half of iconic rock and country duo The Everly Brothers, has died. He was His wife told the Times that the disease was contracted through a lifetime of smoking and that the family was "absolutely heartbroken," though she noted that the vocalist "fought long and hard" against the ailment. On Saturday, older brother Don Everly released a statement remarking that, "Our love was and will always be deeper than any earthly differences we might have had. Along with Don, Phil Everly took The Everly Brothers to the forefront of its peers, first finding success with its self-titled debut album in The duo charted 31 singles on the Billboard Hot , including 12 top 10 hits. They claimed a No. The act was also successful on the Hot Country Songs chart, tallying four No. Billboard recently ranked the duo as the 66th-biggest act in the year history of the Hot chart. As the sons of country and western singers, they had been performing since they were children and were the most country-oriented of the early rock giants.
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By Ray Connolly for MailOnline. They looked like a couple of teenage Mississippi riverboat gamblers, thin as blades with their white shirts, black waistcoats and luxuriant hair. But when they picked up those black guitars, stood head-to-head close to the microphone and sang, a generation of budding schoolboy musicians pricked up its collective ears and listened. They were the Everly Brothers, Don and Phil, just 19 and 17, and back in the late Fifties when rock was young, too, they made a kind of music that was to outlast their own period in the spotlight by decades. Disharmony: Don, left, and Phil Everly made music that outlasted their own period in the spotlight by decades. Last night Don Everly was in mourning for his younger brother, but while the Everlys were famous for their close harmony on record, off stage there was little concord in their relationship. That feud reached its peak in when Don triggered a bitter ten-year separation by turning up drunk at a gig in California. Feud: But while the singing duo were famous for their close harmony on record, off stage there was little concord in their relationship.
The Everly Brothers were an American country -influenced rock and roll duo, known for steel-string acoustic guitar playing and close harmony singing. When the brothers were still in high school, they gained the attention of prominent Nashville musicians like Chet Atkins , who began to groom them for national attention. They began writing and recording their own music in , and their first hit song came in , with " Bye Bye Love ", written by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant. In , they signed with the major label Warner Bros. Records and recorded " Cathy's Clown ", written by the brothers themselves, which was their biggest selling single. The brothers enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserve in , and their output dropped off, though additional hit singles continued through , with " That's Old Fashioned That's the Way Love Should Be " being their last top hit.
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