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The Everly Brothers Sing
Studio album by
ReleasedJuly 1967
RecordedNovember 12, 1965 - June 22, 1967
Genre
Label Warner Bros. [2]
Producer Dick Glasser
The Everly Brothers chronology
The Hit Sound of the Everly Brothers
(1967)
The Everly Brothers Sing
(1967)
Roots
(1968)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic [1]
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music [3]

The Everly Brothers Sing is an album by the Everly Brothers, released by Warner Bros. in 1967. [4] It was re-released on CD by Collectors' Choice Music in 2005.

The album includes their last Top 40 hit, "Bowling Green." [5] It was also their last Top 100 hit until 1984. [6]

Critical reception

Billboard praised the album, singling out "Bowling Green" and the duo's cover of "A Whiter Shade of Pale." [7]

Track listing

Side One

  1. " Bowling Green" (Terry Slater, Jacqueline Ertel) – 2:50
  2. "A Voice Within" (Terry Slater) – 2:23
  3. "I Don't Want to Love You" (Don Everly, Phil Everly) – 2:48
  4. "It's All Over" (Don Everly) – 2:23
  5. "Deliver Me" (Daniel Moore) – 2:35
  6. "Talking to the Flowers" (Terry Slater) – 2:57

Side two

  1. "Mary Jane" (Terry Slater) – 3:01
  2. "I'm Finding It Rough" ( Patrick Campbell-Lyons, Chris Thomas) – 2:47
  3. "Do You" (Terry Slater) – 2:47
  4. "Somebody Help Me" ( Jackie Edwards) – 2:01
  5. " A Whiter Shade of Pale" ( Gary Brooker, Keith Reid) – 4:55
  6. " Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" ( Joe Zawinul) – 2:28

Personnel

  • Don Everly – guitar, vocals
  • Phil Everly – guitar, vocals
  • Al Capps – guitar; arrangement on "Bowling Green"
  • Terry Slater – bass guitar
  • Al Casey, Glen Campbell, Jay Lacy - guitar on "Bowling Green"
  • Chuck Berghofer - bass guitar on "Bowling Green"
  • Don Randi - keyboards on "Bowling Green"
  • Hal Blaine, Jon Sargent - drums on "Bowling Green"
  • Jules Jacob - brass on "Bowling Green"
  • Jay Migliori - woodwind on "Bowling Green"
  • James Burton - guitar on "Bowling Green" and "It's All Over" [8]
  • Billy Strange, Gene Page - arrangements
Technical

References

  1. ^ a b c AllMusic review
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). Goldmine Record Album Price Guide. Penguin. ISBN  9781440229169 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ Larkin, Colin (May 27, 2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music. Omnibus Press. ISBN  9780857125958 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ The New Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll. Fireside. 1995. p. 337.
  5. ^ "The Everly Brothers". Billboard.
  6. ^ Stein, Sadie (October 2, 2015). "Close Harmony".
  7. ^ Inc, Nielsen Business Media (August 19, 1967). "Album Reviews". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. – via Google Books. {{ cite web}}: |last= has generic name ( help)
  8. ^ Down in the Bottom, The Everly Brothers, The Country Rock Sessions 1966-1968, CD, Cherry Red Records, London, England, liner notes, 2020