Album of the Day
The Everly Brothers Show
In 1970, the Everly Brothers got their own program on ABC-TV (as a summer replacement for The Johnny Cash Show), and to capitalize on the exposure, released their first-ever live album. Recorded at the Grand Hotel in Anaheim earlier that year, THE EVERLY BROTHERS SHOW closed out their Warner Bros. contract with two LPs-worth of classic hits, newer material and covers. The show had a rather conceptual structure, opening with country songs underlining Phil and Don's roots and moving to an 18-minute medley illustrating rock's dizzying evolution. This fascinating look at the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers in concert shows the brothers' legendary harmonizing was as brilliant on stage as in a studio. Phil was born on this day in 1939, and in his honor we'll give THE EVERLY BROTHERS SHOW another spin.