Phil Everly, along with his brother Don, created some of the most beautiful music the world has ever heard. They were inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and The Country Music Hall of Fame in 2001. They were brought up in a musical environment by their parents Ike and Margaret. Chet Atkins heard the kids and helped them get a recording deal. Hits like “Wake Up Little Suzie”, “(All I Have To Do is) Dream”, “Bird Dog”, “Cathy’s Clown”, “Bye Bye Love” and “Til I Kissed You” were just some of the duo’s successful releases.
Phil helped to induct The Crickets into The Musicians Hall of Fame in 2008. A great talent has been silenced. Phil Everly was 74 years old and is survived by his brother and by their mother, Margaret Everly; his wife, Patti; his sons, Jason and Chris; and two granddaughters.