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Phil Everly – one of the greats – RIP

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Mike the Psych's Blog

P1010818 Sad news to start the New Year. The Everlys were more than just a singing duo, they provided the soundtrack of their lives for baby boomers and later generations.

Hearing those bitter sweet harmonies and big acoustic guitars was new and exciting for teenagers growing up in post-war austerity in the late 1950s. I still remember hearing “Cathy’s Clown” on TV (probably on Juke Box Jury) and the impact it had.

it wasn’t just the music either it was the look. My first styled haircut was a “Westerner” as the local barber called it when I showed him the picture of the brothers.

And for aspiring guitar bands – of which there were so many – those three chord songs like “When will I be loved”  were played with gusto alongside songs by Buddy Holly and Eddie Cochran.

Those of us who played guitar just wished we had decent ones…

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Author: mikethepsych

He says he's a psychologist but aren't we all?

2 thoughts on “Phil Everly – one of the greats – RIP

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