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The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers, Phil (left) and Don (right)
Background information
Born Don Everly
February 1, 1937 (1937-02-01) (age 82),
Phil Everly
(1939-01-19)January 19, 1939
Phil: Chicago, Illinois,
Don: Brownie, Kentucky
Origin Shenandoah, Iowa, U.S.
Died Phil: January 3, 2014(2014-01-03) (aged 74)
Phil: Burbank, California, U.S.
Genres Country, rockabilly, rock and roll
Years active 1957–1973
1983–2005
Labels Cadence, Warner Bros., RCA, Razor & Tie, Mercury

Phil and Don Everly (Phil January 19, 1939 – January 3, 2014 and Don born February 1, 1937) were two brothers from the U.S. state of Iowa. They started performing in the 1950s and had a lot of famous songs in the 1950s and 1960s. They are considered very influential in rock and roll.

Don was born in Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Phil was born in Chicago, Illinois. Phil died at age 74 on January 3, 2014 in Burbank, California from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Singles

1950s

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US US Country US R&B AUS CAN UK
1956 "Keep A-Lovin' Me" N/A
1957 "Bye Bye Love" 2 1 5 14 2 6
  • US: Gold
The Everly Brothers
"Wake Up Little Susie" 1 1 1 3 1 2
  • US: Gold
1958 "This Little Girl of Mine" 26 4
"All I Have to Do Is Dream" 1 1 1 3 1 1
  • US: Gold
The Everly Brothers' Best
"Bird Dog" 2 1 2 1 1 2
  • US: Gold
"Problems" 2 17 12 5 6
1959 "Rip It Up" 57 The Everly Brothers
"Take a Message to Mary" 16 2 8 20 The Fabulous Style of The Everly Brothers
"(Till) I Kissed You" 4 8 22 2 3 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1960s

Year Single Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales threshold)
Album
US US AC US R&B AUS CAN UK
1960 "Let It Be Me" 7 24 8 13 The Fabulous Style of The Everly Brothers
"Cathy's Clown" 1 1 3 2 1
  • US: Gold
A Date with The Everly Brothers
"When Will I Be Loved" 8 3 16 4 The Fabulous Style of The Everly Brothers
"So Sad (To Watch Good Love Go Bad)" 7 16 19 18 4 It's Everly Time
"Like Strangers" 22 39 32 11 The Fabulous Style of The Everly Brothers
1961 "Walk Right Back" 7 8 3 1 The Golden Hits of The Everly Brothers
"Temptation" 27 4 12 1
"Don't Blame Me" 20 26 20 Both Sides of an Evening
1962 "Crying in the Rain" 6 7 25 6 The Golden Hits of The Everly Brothers
"That's Old Fashioned
(That's the Way Love Should Be)"
9 4 8 18
"I'm Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail" 76 94 Songs Our Daddy Taught Us
"Don't Ask Me to Be Friends" 48 16 59 N/A
1963 "Nancy's Minuet" 107
"It's Been Nice (Goodnight)" 101 98 26
"The Girl Sang the Blues" 39 25
1964 "Ain't That Lovin' You, Baby" 133 Gone, Gone, Gone
"The Ferris Wheel" 72 22
"You're the One I Love" N/A
"Gone, Gone, Gone" 31 30 19 36 Gone, Gone, Gone
1965 "You're My Girl" 110 N/A
"That'll Be the Day" 111 45 30 Rock 'N Soul
"The Price of Love" 104 2 In Our Image
"I'll Never Get Over You" 35
"Love Is Strange" 128 11 Beat 'N Soul
"It's All Over" In Our Image
1966 "The Dollhouse Is Empty"
"(You Got) The Power of Love"
"Somebody Help Me" Two Yanks in England
1967 "Fifi the Flea"
"The Devil's Child" The Hit Sound of The Everly Brothers
"Bowling Green" 40 1 The Everly Brothers Sing
"Mary Jane"
"Love of the Common People" 114 70 4 N/A
1968 "It's My Time" 112 28 39
"Milk Train" 98
1969 "T for Texas" Roots
"I'm On My Way Home Again" N/A
"Carolina in My Mind"
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

1970s–1990s

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
US US Country US AC AUS CAN Country CAN AC UK
1970 "Yves" N/A
1972 "Ridin' High" Stories We Could Tell
1973 "Lay It Down" Pass the Chicken & Listen
"Not Fade Away"
1984 "On the Wings of a Nightingale" 50 49 9 78 39 10 41 EB 84
1985 "The First in Line" 44
1986 "Born Yesterday" 17 17 7 12 Born Yesterday
"I Know Love" 56
1988 "Don't Worry Baby" 86 Some Hearts
1998 "Cold" Whistle Down the Wind
"—" denotes releases that did not chart

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