Everly Brothers, The — TAKE A MESSAGE TO MARY Cadence Records, #16 in 1959. One of the all-time great rock and roll-pop-country vocal duo, guitarists, songwriters. Brothers Don, born Issac Donald February 1, 1937, Brownie, Kentucky and Phil, born January 19, 1939, Chicago, Illinois. Recorded in Nashville for Columbia Records, and signed to Cadence Records in 1957. Duo split up July 1973; reunited in September 1983. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1986; Lifetime Achievement Grammy 1997; Country & Western Hall of Fame 2001; Opry Award 1957.