RIP Phil Everly

Sad news that Phil Everly, half of the one of greatest harmony duos ever, passed away today.

Always thought the  Beatles owed much to the Everlys; some their best early songs mixed the Brothers’ harmonies with the drive of Chuck Berry.

Here’s the Everly Brothers “Love Hurts”

And the Beatles “She Loves You”

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About Steven Mirkin

Steven Mirkin’s diverse career has taken him from politics to pop culture to high art, offering him a front row seat to some of the most fascinating events and personalities of our time: writing speeches, fundraising appeals and campaign materials for Ed Koch, John Heinz and independent presidential candidate John B. Anderson; chronicling the punk/new wave scenes in New York and London; interviewing musicians such as Elton John, John Lydon and Buck Owens; profiling modern masters Julian Schnabel, Paul Schrader and Jonathan Safran Foer; and writing for TV shows including 21, The Chamber, Let's Make A Deal, and Rock Star: INXS. He currently edits Obitmagazine.com. View all posts by Steven Mirkin

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