Don Everly dies aged 84


Don Everly of the iconic rock ‘n’ roll duo The Everly Brothers has died aged 84.


His family confirmed he died at his home in Nashville on Saturday (21 August).

The family’s statement read: “Don lived by what he felt in his heart. Don expressed his appreciation for the ability to live his dreams… with his soulmate and wife, Adela, and sharing the music that made him an Everly Brother.”

A cause of death has not been disclosed.

Everly – real name Isaac Donald Everly – was the last surviving member of the duo, with his younger brother and bandmate Phil having died of pulmonary disease in January 2014 aged 74.

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