The passing of Phil Everly has fans around the world digging up the Everly Brothers music and playing a few songs. Whether listening to “Bye, Bye Love” or "Wake Up Little Susie," the group had fans dancing on the dance floors for over 50 years. According to Rolling Stone on Saturday, the passing of Phil Everly at 74 was a loss as he was part of "the most important vocal duo in rock."
The Every brothers created history in the music business. In fact some of their music made mind-blowing moments that few can replicated. Offering a look back at the Everly Brothers impact fans can appreciate exactly how much they contributed to the world.
The Everly Brothers are in the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Hall of Fame. Few artists have claimed such an amazing feat. Offering music to the masses, the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame inducted them in 1986. The Country Hall of Fame offered the honor in 2001. Plus the group was inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004.
The Everly Brothers were the first group to cross over music boundaries with wide appeal. There was 35 Billboard Top 100 singles to accredit to that feat as the artists were appreciated by fans who loved rock and roll as well as country. The Everly Brothers have been a part of musical life as far back as I can remember.
The Everly Brothers stopped making music for records, but they kept in the business. Phil Everly loved music so much he started a music company. Everly Music manufactures guitar accessories and are manufactured in the company’s North Hollywood, California.
As fans look back at the Everly Brothers impact on music, it’s obvious to realize they didn’t have millions of YouTube video views nor did they play the circuit for the television talk shows. Instead they made good music and the fans loved them for it. Phil Everly will be missed!