The Everly Brothers is an American country rock and roll performers. The duo was formed by Don (born with the name Isaac Donald Everly on February 1, 1937) and Phil (born with the name Phillip Everly on January 19, 1939. Many considered the brothers are the most successful U.S. rock and roll duo. Their peak period is in between 1957 and 1965.
In early 1956, The Everly Brothers record for Columbia Records. But their first and only single for the label "Keep A' Lovin' Me" was a bomb, and they were immediately dropped from Columbia.
Atkins(family friend) still boost the Everly Brothers to continue and introduced them to the publisher of Acuff-Rose music, Wesley Rose .He was happy with the duo's songwriting talents, Rose tell them that if they signed to Acuff-Rose as songwriters he will also give them a recording deal. In late 1956, the buddy signed to Acuff-Rose and by early 1957 Rose had introduced them to Archie Bleyer who establish his new Cadence Records label. In February 1957, the Everly's signed to Cadence and entered the recording studio for their first Cadence session.Their first single in Cadence "Bye Bye Love" had been rejected by 30 other artists including Elvis Presley but the buddy saw potiental in their song. Their single "Bye Bye Love" get number two on the pop charts after Presley's "Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear" which get the number one spot on the Country and the R&B charts. The song wrote by Felice and Boudleaux Bryant became the Everly Brothers' first commercial success.