Live Review

Paul Simon Honors Phil Everly With Intimate House Show

October 30, 2014

When Patti Everly, the widow of Phil Everly, decided to stage a musical tribute to her late husband, there was one artist she knew needed to be involved: Paul Simon. Last night in Nashville, Patti got her wish, and the 73-year-old singer-songwriter performed...


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to Honor Everly Brothers

July 16, 2014

Legendary pop-country duo the Everly Brothers will be celebrated with a tribute concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this fall. The October 25th event at PlayhouseSquare's State Theatre in Cleveland will include an appearance from surviving member...


U2, Everly Brothers Enter National Recording Registry

April 2, 2014

The Library of Congress' National Recording Registry has unveiled its latest crop of inductions. Among the 25 eclectic recordings deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" are U2's landmark LP The Joshua Tree, the Everly Brothers'...


McCartney Calls Phil Everly a 'Hero'

January 8, 2014

In an update on his Facebook page, Paul McCartney honored Phil Everly, the Everly Brothers member who died last week. "Phil Everly was one of my great heroes," McCartney wrote. "With his brother Don, they were one of the major influences on the Beatles....


Billie Joe and Norah Jones Honor Phil Everly

January 4, 2014

A day after the passing of Everly Brothers' Phil Everly, artists influenced by his incredible body of work have started to honor the vocal legend. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, who this past November released Foreverly, an album-length...


Billie Joe Armstrong's New Everly Tribute

March 24, 2014

Summer love fills the air in the new clip for "Kentucky," a cover of the Everly Brothers' track courtesy of Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones. Late last year, the unlikely pair released Foreverly, a track-for-track tribute to the...


Phil Everly's Son Jason Remembers His Rock Pioneer Dad

January 6, 2014

On Friday night, the music world lost a giant with the death of the Everly Brothers' Phil Everly. Tributes have poured in over the last few days, and in this exclusive conversation, Rolling Stone's Patrick Doyle speaks with Phil Everly's son, Jason, about...


Everly Brothers Vocal Legend Phil Everly Dies

January 3, 2014

Rock & roll lost one of its supreme harmony singers when Phil Everly, half of the Everly Brothers, died today at the age of 74. According to a report attributed to his wife Patti Everly, the cause was complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary...



Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones Honor the Everly Brothers

November 14, 2013

Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and jazz-pop siren Norah Jones aren't the most logical collaborators on paper, but they've found a common ground in their mutual love for the Everly Brothers. With their collaborative country-folk LP, Foreverly,...


Billie Joe Armstrong, Norah Jones Team for Everly Brothers Covers

October 23, 2013

In one of the less likely collaborations in recent music history, Norah Jones and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong have teamed up to record Foreverly, a track-for-track tribute to the Everly Brothers' 1958 album, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. The...


Everly Brothers Reunite

September 20, 2013

When Simon and Garfunkel reunited for a world tour in 2003 they knew only one group could possibly share the bill with them: the Everly Brothers. As teenagers, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel used to sing Everly Brothers songs on the grounds of Forest Hills...


Inside Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones' Dark Dream

November 12, 2013

In 1958, the Everly Brothers interrupted a two-year run of hit singles, including "Bye-Bye Love" and "Wake Up Little Susie," to record a homage to their Tennessee roots, Songs Our Daddy Taught Us – a dozen folk tunes and vintage country laments...



Rock's Greatest Feuds

October 13, 2011


Album Review

Cadence Classics: Their 20 Greatest Hits

April 7, 2004

They wore matching suits and had an uncanny not-twins-but-strikingly-similar appearance. Southern boys who looked like well-behaved guests, the Everly Brothers did indeed have an alien quality about them. On some level, the Everly Brothers were visitors...



The Everly Brothers: The Rolling Stone Interview

May 8, 1986

Of the ten acts inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame earlier this year, three are deceased, one's virtually forsaken rock for religion, and most of the rest seem comfortably settled into legend, far from the madding charts, champions to be cherished...


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Rock's Top Ten

February 13, 1986

At last, rock & roll — the sound heard round the world for three decades — has its own hall of fame. Rock history is full of innovators, superstars and unsung heroes who transformed this primitive, propulsive devil music into a force for...

Album Review

Born Yesterday

February 27, 1986
Not Rated

Like other classic Everly Brothers albums — such as 1960's hit-packed The Fabulous Style of the Everly Brothers and the landmark '68 country-poperetta Roots — Born Yesterday is the product of a basic, infallible equation: Don and Phil's peerless...