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IT IS SAD TO REPORT THAT PHIL EVERLY HAS PASSED AWAY ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014 AT THE AGE OF 74. PHIL WAS BORN ON JANUARY 19, 1939 IN CHICAGO, ILLNOIS. HE AND BROTHER DON EVERLY BECAME THE GREATEST DUO OF THE ROCK ERA. THEY CHARTED 50 HIT RECORDINGS ON THE BILLBOARD POP CHARTS BETWEEN 1957 AND 1968. PHIL BEGAN SINGING AT THE AGE OF 6, HIS BROTHER DON AT THE AGE OF 8 IN THEIR PARENTS BAND. THEY RECORDED FOR COLUMBIA RECORDS IN 1956 AND THEN SIGNED TO ARCHIE BLEYER’S, CADENCE RECORDS IN 1957. THEIR FIRST HIT RECORD WAS “BYE BYE LOVE” IN 1957 A #2 POP HIT AND A #1 COUNTRY HIT IN THE USA. THE EVERLY BROTHERS WERE INDUCTED INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME IN 1986.

PLEASE SEE OTHER POSTS ON THE EVERLY BROTHERS ALONG WITH A JUKEBOX OF SOME OF THEIR BIGGEST HITS.

WE SEND OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY AND PRAYERS TO THE EVERLY FAMILY. THAT WONDERFUL VOICE IS NOW A PART OF THE HEAVENLY CHOIR.1d39cf7a-16b3-3c48-ba48-d8525ff567dd12bf3145-c70b-3f1b-aa1d-4dfa48382e84323-1-im-Cover-7750Phil-Everly-One-Half-of-the-Everly-Brothers-Dies-Aged-74-413516-2The+Everly+Brothers+4

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Christmas-Tree-animated-Christmas-2008-christmas-2760885-440-330 (1)WISHING ALL OF MY READERS A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR….THANKS FOR READING MY POSTS AND FOR LISTENING TO MY RADIO SHOW ON www.oldiesplus.net .  YOUR FAVORITE ARTISTS FROM THE 50S – 60S AND MORE… ARE HERE ON MY WEBPAGE AND ON MY RADIO SHOWS….

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE (JOE T)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 83,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 4 days for that many people to see it.

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“MERRY CHRISTMAS”  FROM THE “GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL”

FOLLOW JOE TROIANO’S BLOG (KEEPING THE MUSIC ALIVE) BY CLICKING THE “FOLLOW” BUTTON ON THE BOTTOM RIGHT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE AND RECEIVE NEW POST RIGHT TO YOU COMPUTER.  IT’S AN EASY WAY OF FOLLOWING THE MOST VISITED “OLDIES INFORMATION AND MUSIC” SITE ON THE WEB…

TILL THE NEXT TIME—JOE

“MORE NEW POSTS THIS EVENING”…………………………………..

Beginning today a new feature on the web-page will be  SONG OF THE DAY.  Each day a different song will be featured with chart information…just click on the title and listen to some of the greatest hits from the “GOLDEN ERA OF ROCK AND ROLL”.

Thanks to you…my web page is one of the most viewed oldies sites on the web…

Till the next time—Joe

Hi,  Coming soon will be a new feature…THE GREATEST DOO-WOP HITS OF ALL-TIME…each song will be a doo-wop classic with ARTIST…YEAR OF RELEASE…AND RECORD LABEL listed.  Each song will be on the DOO-WOP JUKEBOX.  New songs will be added to the jukebox each day and posted under the new heading…THE GREATEST DOO-WOP HITS OF ALL-TIME (JUKEBOX).

Thanks for making my web site one of the most viewed sites for oldies on the web….

Till the next time—Joe