1988 – On this day Guns N’ Roses hit it big with, “Sweet Child O’ Mine.” It was number 1 and was taken from the album, Appetite for Destruction. The song was written for Rose’s girlfriend, Erin Everly. Yes, she is the daughter of Don Everly, of The Everly Brothers. Axl and Erin were married […]
1986 – The Everly Brothers receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this day in rock history!
1973 – The Everly Brothers break up during mid-performance at a show at Knott’s Berry Farm in Anaheim, Calif. Phil smashes his guitar during the Knotts Berry Farm gig after Don appeares to be drinking margaritas on an empty stomach.
1970 – “The Everly Brothers Show” is launched on ABC-TV as a summer series. The Everly Brothers Show is a live album by close harmony rock and roll duo the Everly Brothers, released in 1970. The Everly Brothers Show was a one-hour musical variety show on the ABC television network. It began as a summer replacement in 1970 for The Johnny Cash Show. […]
1963 – Little Richard joins the Everly Brothers on their British tour with the Rolling Stones and Bo Diddley.
1963 – The Everly Brothers start a British tour in the company of Bo Diddley and the Rolling Stones at London’s New Victoria. It’s the Stones’ first tour of their home country.
1963 – The Rolling Stones open their first British tour supporting the Everly Brothers and Bo Diddley at the New Victoria Theatre in London.
1961 – The Everly Brothers are inducted into the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, reporting to Camp Pendleton, Calif., for duty.
1958 – Alan Freed organizes quite a Christmas Rock & Roll Spectacular at Manhattan’s Loew’s State Theatre. Among the 17 acts are Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, the Moonglows, Jackie Wilson, Frankie Avalon, the Everly Brothers and headliner Johnnie Ray.
1958 – The Everly Brothers record their No. 10 hit “Devoted to You.”
1957 – The Everly Brothers appear on TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show,” singing “Bye Bye Love” and “Wake Up Little Susie.”
1957 – The Everly Brothers appear on the Grand Ole Opry.