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Paul Simon performs at Phil Everly fundraiser

Written by admin on October 30, 2014 – 10:01 am -

Paul Simon paid tribute to the late Phil Everly at an intimate fundraiser in Nashville on Wednesday night (Oct 29).

The event, organised by Everly’s widow, Patti, took place at the Belle Meade house of Nashville socialite, Sylvia Roberts. Among those in attendance were songwriters Bob DiPierso and Brett James, and cast members of the ABC show “Nashville” (the house is used as the home of the character Rayna Jaymes on the show).

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Phil Everly dies aged 74

Written by admin on January 4, 2014 – 6:43 am -

Phil Everly has sadly died at a hospital in Burbank, California, aged 74. His wife, Patti, told the LA Times that he died from complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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“Buddy Holly – Listen To Me” coming to PBS

Written by admin on October 29, 2011 – 5:34 pm -

A star-studded tribute to Buddy Holly will air on PBS in December.

“Buddy Holly: Listen To Me/The Ultimate Buddy Party” includes performances from a Buddy Holly 75th Birthday tribute concert that took place at the Music Box in Hollywood on September 7. Among the artists featured in the special are Stevie Nicks, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Raul Malo, Graham Nash, Paul Anka, Phil Everly, Patrick Stump and James Burton. There are also taped messages from big name fans of Holly, including Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, Brian Wilson, Jackson Browne and Eric Idle.

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