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The Everly Brothers

Phil Everly Passes Away at Age 74

Phil Everly, the younger half of groundbreaking country-rock music duo The Everly Brothers, passed away Friday, January 3 in Burbank, California. He was 74. Everly’s wife Patti confirmed Phil’s passing to the Los Angeles Times, citing the cause of death as complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), brought on by a lifetime of smoking. The Everly Brothers (nee, Don and Phil Everly) first came to prominence in the 1950s […]

Billie Joe and Norah Foreverly

Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones Tease “Foreverly”

On paper, it looks like the most unlikely pairing of voices in the most unlikely of genres for the most unlikely approach to a tribute record we’ve ever heard of. But it’s actually these unlikelihoods surrounding Billie Joe Armstrong’s teaming with Norah Jones on Foreverly that might just make it work. In the late 1950s, the Everly Brothers were established hitmakers, making their mark on the burgeoning rock scene by […]