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#1 2014-01-04 15:44:48

jimbo
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Phil Everly dead at 74

I read a sad news report this morning that Phil Everly of the Everly brothers passed away. The brothers Don and Phil had played and sung some pretty good Rockabilly music in the early 60's. My favorite song from them was "Wake up little Susie wake up.".... I found  I was personally  able to relate to that song.
R.I.P. Phil, you and your brother gave us great memories listening to your music.

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#2 2014-01-04 16:25:37

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Re: Phil Everly dead at 74

Great harmony, great songs...he will be missed...Bye BYE Phil, Bye BYE lonliness.......

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#3 2014-01-04 20:59:29

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Re: Phil Everly dead at 74

I had the opportunity to see the Everly brothers in person. I took my girlfriend to NJ for a day to visit the steel pier. We got there early and I found out the Everly brothers would be performing. I bought tickets for the afternoon show and was able to see them perform. They were great as usual and I enjoyed the show. The only thing that got to me was the fact that my girl friend was swooning over Don Everly.... I've got to admit, Don was a pretty good looking guy and I soon got over it.

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#4 2014-01-06 19:40:43

Sal
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Re: Phil Everly dead at 74

The Everly Brother's hits will always live on!  Great memories.

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#5 2014-01-06 22:18:28

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Re: Phil Everly dead at 74

What a terrific duo who hit just after rock and roll was beginning. Alan Freed played them constantly because they were so damn good harmonically. "Wake up, Little Susie" was harmless, yet it was verboten on many radio stations. The "establishment" insisted on reading something in the song that was never there.

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#6 2014-01-14 22:22:57

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Re: Phil Everly dead at 74

They have great songs. I grew up hearing their song because my parents like them so much. "Cryin in the rain" and "Love hurts" are few their that I remembered. R.I.P Phil.

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