Don Everly of The Everly Brothers died Saturday evening (August 21) in a Nashville hospital. He was 84.
A family spokesperson did not cite the cause of death, however, he has been in bad health for some time.
Everly was born in 1937 in Brownie, Kentucky (Muhlenberg County) and was raised in a musical family with his younger brother Phil Everly. The pair began writing and recording music in the mid 1950’s and released their self-titled album in 1957.