Death of Phil Everly

January 19, 1939 - January 3, 2014
Burbank, California | Age 74

Half of pioneer rock duo dies at 74
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CHRIS TALBOTT, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is no more beautiful sound than the voices of siblings swirled together in high harmony, and when Phil and Don Everly combined their voices with songs about yearning, angst and loss, it changed the world.

Phil Everly, the youngest of the Everly Brothers who took the high notes, died Friday from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 74.

He left a towering legacy that still inspires half a century...

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