Their perfect harmony nonpareil, their catalog too mammoth to fully convey, Don and Phil Everly – The Everly Brothers – created some of the most gorgeous and ubiquitous recordings in the annals of Rock N Roll. I mean, Bye Bye Love, All I Have To Do Is Dream, When Will I Be Loved, Cathy’s Clown, Wake Up Little Susie, Let It Be Me and on and on and on.

Phil Everly (Photo courtesy the WSJ)
Phil Everly (Photo courtesy the WSJ)

Sadly Phil crossed over to Rock N Roll Heaven. Earlier today, Everly died of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, at 74.

Rest in peace, Phil. And thank you for the music.

And their 1984 “comeback,” written by Paul McCartney: