Phil Everly of rock n' roll pioneers the Everly Brothers passed away, aged 74
Phil Everly, one half of the pioneering Everly Brothers harmony duo that sparked the imaginations of rock 'n' roll singers for decades, has died. He was 74.


His son Jason Everly says his father died Friday at a Burbank hospital of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In their heyday between 1957 and 1962, they had 19 top 40 hits. (AP)