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Everly Brothers reunion is captivating

Don and Phil Everly decided to let bygones be bygones and rewarded the fans by performing a first class concert at London’s Albert Hall on September 23, 1983.
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The Everly Brothers
The Everly Brothers Reunion Concert
Greatest Hits Live (GHL3705691234)
Grade: *****

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By Gillian G. Gaar

Ten years after a very public falling out during a live show, Don and Phil Everly decided to let bygones be bygones and rewarded the fans who thought they’d never see them in concert again by performing a first class concert at London’s Albert Hall on September 23, 1983.

Nattily clad in matching tuxes, the brothers perform all their big hits (“Bye Bye Love,” “Wake Up Little Susie,” “All I Have To Do Is Dream,” and “Cathy’s Clown” among them), along with rock ‘n’ roll covers (“Be-Bop-a-Lula,” “Lucille”), and old time classics (“Temptation”). Nothing fancy, just the brothers on guitar and a backing band, but that’s really all that’s needed; the voices are as pristine as ever and the harmonies just as irresistible. The audience is clearly delirious from the word go, and it’s easy to see why. Just seeing the Everlys perform again is captivating enough.

The DVD also includes a bonus documentary with plenty of interviews from Don and Phil. And the look on their faces as they sing their final song at Albert Hall, “Let It Be Me,” reveals beyond any doubt that they’re just as happy to be back as the audience was to see them.

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