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Phil and Don: Forever may not be long enough [Commentary]

Phil and Don: Forever may not be long enough [Commentary]

When I heard singer Phil Everly had died earlier this month, I had one of those, "Oh, I'm really getting old" moments.

Phil, who was 74, and his older brother, Don, the brother duo that is accorded legendary status in the rock 'n' roll pantheon, were a big part of my youth, going way back to like fourth grade in 1957-58.

I guess most people who grew up in the 1950s would remember the Everly Brothers and their hit recordings from mid-'50s to the early '60s. Their legacy goes straight through Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel to the Beatles to Linda Ronstadt and well beyond, or so it would be appear, although today we'd probably to be hard pressed to consider them...