05:27 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 01/07/2014 01:00PM
Before his death Friday at age 74 from complications due to COPD, Phil Everly was recording music, focusing on his family and was humble about the Everly Brothers' legacy as rock and country legends, his widow and son tell PEOPLE.
Originally posted 01/04/2014 05:00PM
Like most siblings, Don and Phil Everly had their differences from time to time, but underneath it all the hit-making duo loved each other.
Originally posted 01/04/2014 09:30AM
Phil Everly, the youngest of the Everly Brothers who took the high notes, died Friday from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 74.
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