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January 19: The late Phil Everly was born in 1939 – The Everly Brothers and Bob Dylan

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The late Phil Everly was born January 19, 1939 – R.I.P.

Here are two Dylan covers by The Everly Brothers & Bob Dylan singing two songs made famous by The Everly Brothers.

The Everly Brothers

I can hear the turning of the key
I’ve been deceived by the clown inside of me
I thought that he was righteous but he’s vain
Oh, something’s a-telling me I wear the ball and chain

My patron saint is a-fighting with a ghost
He’s always off somewhere when I need him most
The Spanish moon is rising on the hill
But my heart is a-tellin’ me I love ya still

Abandoned Love (from their 1985 Dave Edmunds produced album Born Yesterday)

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Today: Rest in Peace Phil Everly Two films about The Everly Brothers


Phil Everly made  a wonderful and important contribution to music history. We are so sad to hear that a great hero of ours is gone. Thank you for your sweet harmony, Phil.

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We have dug up two fine documentaries about The Everly Brothers and their influence in music history, both are fantastic and a fitting celebration on this sad day.

The Life and Times of the Everly Brothers chronicles the
lives of the famous Everly Brothers. This singing duo made
of brothers Don and Phil is considered one of the most
relevant artists of the country and rock-and-roll genre.

With comments by:

Frankie Avalon
Peter Asher
Warren Zevon
Waddy Wachtel
Ted Everly (cousin)
Jason Everly (Phil’s son)
Chet Atkins
Felice Bryant (songwriter)
Snuff Garrett (record producer)
Ron Coleman (bass player)

The Life and Times of the Everly Brothers:

The Next is, Songs of Innocence and Experience (1984), part of the BBC Arena series, shows the Everly Brothers as they trace their lineage, starting in their coal mining hometown of Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. With performances from the Everly’s and their family.

Songs of Innocence and Experience:

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