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Who were The Everly Brothers?
A: They were American country-influenced rock and roll singers.
What were the Everly Brothers known for ?
A: Steel-string guitar and close harmony singing.
When was Isaac Donald "Don" Everly born?
A: February 1, 1937.
When was Phillip "Phil" Everly born?
A: (January 19, 1939.
Where was Don Everly born?
A: In Brownie, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Where was Phil Everly born?
A: In Chicago, Illinois.
Who were their parents?
A: Isaac Milford "Ike" Everly, Jr., a guitar-player, and Margaret Embry Everly.
Where did the Everly brothers spend most of their
A: In Shenandoah, Iowa.
Where did they begin attending elementary school?
A: Longfellow Elementary School in Waterloo, Iowa.
Ike Everly had a show on KMA and KFNF in Shenandoah in the
mid-1940s, first with his wife, and then with whom?
A: His sons.
Who did the brothers sing on the radio as?
A: "Little Donnie and Baby Boy Phil."
The family sang as what?
A: Everly Family.
Ike, with guitarists Merle Travis, Mose Rager, and Kennedy
Jones, was honored in 1992 by construction of the what?
A: Four Legends Fountain in Drakesboro, Kentucky.
Where did the family move to in 1953?
A: Knoxville, Tennessee.
What high school did the brothers attend?
A: West High School.
In 1955, the family moved to where?
A: Madison, Tennessee.
Don had graduated from high school in what year?
Phil graduated from Peabody Demonstration School in
Nashville in what year?
While in Knoxville, the brothers caught the attention of
what family friend?
A: Chet Atkins, manager of RCA Victor's studio in Nashville.
The brothers became a duo and moved to where?
Who did Atkins introduced the brothers to?
A: Wesley Rose of Acuff-Rose, music publishers.
What did Rose tell them he would do if they signed to Acuff-Rose
A: Get them a recording deal.
They signed in late 1956, and in 1957 Rose introduced them
A: Archie Bleyer.
Archie Bleyer was looking for artists for his what?
A: Cadence label.
The Everlys signed and made recording when?
A: In February 1957.
Their single, "Bye Bye Love," had been rejected by how
many other acts?
Their recording reached what number on the pop charts
behind Elvis Presley's "(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear"?
A: No. 2.
Bye Bye Love also reached what on the R&B charts?
A: No. 5.
The song became the Everly Brothers' first what?
What were the Everly Brothers four biggest hits?
A: "Wake Up Little Susie", "All I Have to Do Is Dream", "Bird Dog", and
Who did the brothers tour with in 1957 and 1958?
A: Buddy Holly.
After three years on Cadence, the Everlys signed with what
A: Warner Bros. Records in 1960.
Their first hit for Warner Brothers, 1960's "Cathy's Clown"
sold how many?
A: Eight million.
The brothers never stopped working as a duo but their last
United States Top Ten hit was 1962's what?
A: "That's Old Fashioned".
Of 27 singles on Warner Brothers from 1963 through 1970,
how many made the Hot 100?