A Date with the Everly Brothers

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A Date with the Everly Brothers
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Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1960
RecordedMarch 18, 1960
July 8–13, 1960
Length27:55
Label Warner Bros.
The Everly Brothers chronology
It's Everly Time
(1960)
A Date with the Everly Brothers
(1960)
Both Sides of an Evening
(1961)
Singles from A Date with the Everly Brothers
  1. " Cathy's Clown"
    Released: April 1960

A Date with the Everly Brothers is the fourth studio album by American singing duo the Everly Brothers, released in 1960. It peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Pop albums charts and reached No. 3 in the UK.

The song " Love Hurts" appears here for the first time. It would subsequently be covered by numerous other artists. Other than the " Cathy's Clown"/"Always It's You" single, all of the tracks on A Date with the Everly Brothers were recorded in just four sessions during July 1960. [1]

Legacy

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic [2]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music [3]

Writing for Allmusic, critic Richie Unterberger wrote of the album "Although the material is not on the killer level of ' It's Everly Time', there are some very fine songs on their second Warner LP." [2]

The album was included in Robert Dimery's 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. [4]

Track listing

Side One
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Made to Love"Phil Everly2:05
2."That's Just Too Much"Don Everly, Phil Everly2:40
3."Stick With Me Baby" Mel Tillis1:57
4." Baby What You Want Me to Do" Jimmy Reed2:20
5."Sigh, Cry, Almost Die"Everly, Everly2:18
6."Always It's You" Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant2:30
Side Two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1." Love Hurts"Boudleaux Bryant2:23
2." Lucille"Albert Collins, Richard Penniman2:32
3."So How Come (No One Loves Me)"Bryant, Bryant2:18
4."Donna, Donna"Bryant, Bryant2:15
5."A Change of Heart"Bryant, Bryant2:07
6." Cathy's Clown"Don Everly2:25

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Liner Notes: A Date with the Everly Brothers by Richie Unterberger. Reissue by Collectors' Choice Music.
  2. ^ a b Unterberger, Richie. "A Date with the Everly Brothers > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (2007). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (4th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN  978-0195313734.
  4. ^ ^ Robert Dimery; Michael Lydon (23 March 2010). 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die: Revised and Updated Edition. Universe. ISBN  978-0-7893-2074-2.