The Everly Brothers in 1966. The duo's harmonies influenced countless acts, including the Beatles and Beach Boys. Don was born in Kentucky and Phil, Illinois, but their family soon embraced the Shenandoah, Iowa, music scene, with their father Ike often bringing them on to sing on his radio shows on KMA and KFNF.
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The Everly Brothers (center, in black tuxedos) with Billy Joel, Neil Young, Keith Richards, Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sam Phillips and Quincy Jones on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in 1986.
The Everly Brothers (right) perform with Simon and Garfunkel at Simon and Garfunkel's July 15, 2004 concert in Hyde Park, London.