The Everly Brothers’ first album, released in 1958, featured songs like “Bye Bye Love”, “Wake Up Little Susie” and “Rip It Up”. Later that year, they released their second album: Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. It was a surprising choice as a follow-up, since it included no rock and roll at all.
Don Everly, 76, released a statement tonight: “I loved my brother very much. I always thought I’d be the one to go first.”
“Oh, So Many Years” was originally recorded by the Bailes Brothers in the 1940s. The Everly Brothers sang it like nobody else on Songs Our Daddy Taught Us: