Best-known for their unique harmony style, the guitar-playing brothers hold the record for the number of Top 100 singles by any duo and were among the first group of artists to be inducted into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Birth names: Isaac Donald Everly and Phillip Everly
Born: Don Everly: 1st February 1937, Phil Everly: 19th January 1939
Place of birth: Don Everly: Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, Phil Every: Chicago, Illinois
- Their first number one single in the UK was ‘All I Have To Do Is Dream’ in 1958.
- Other number 1 hits include ‘Walk Right Back’, ‘Cathy’s Clown’ and ‘Claudette’.
- They were among the first artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 and were awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the same year.
- They were received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 1997.