“The Golden Hits of the Everly Brothers” is a fine collection of great Everly Brothers singles from their Warner Brothers years 1960-1962.
The Everly Brothers were an American duo of guitar playing’ – singing brothers: Don and Phil. The two siblings became the top-selling – country-influenced – rock and roll performers, best known for their steel-string guitar playing and close harmony singing.
Their greatest period of chart success came between 1957 and 1961. Overall, they had 35 US Billboard Top 100 singles, 26 of them were in the top 40. They also hold the record for the most US Top 100 singles by any duo.
They were elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
Issued by WARNER BROS. in 1962, “The Golden Hits Of The Everly Brothers” was available on both a gray mono label and a burnished gold stereo one. Eleven of these dozen cuts were charting singles.
Re-Issue. Compilation. 1962. Stereo. Warner WS 1471. VG*****