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  • The punk singer and jazz-pop chanteuse link voices on a harmonious remake of the Everly Brothers' 1958 album of vintage country and folk.

    The typical label executive might not have foreseen harmony in a medley of Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong, jazz-pop singer Norah Jones and a vintage Everly Brothers album of cowboy laments and dusky folk tunes.

    That's why Armstrong and Jones, as Billie Joe + Norah, recorded Everlys homage Foreverly, out this week, under the radar.

    "We didn't tell anybody we were making this record," Armstrong says. "We didn't tell our label. Our management barely knew.

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  • Think of the album Foreverly as a musical equation. You start with Billie Joe Armstrong, lead singer of Green Day . Then you add Norah Jones. Then, you get these two very different musicians thinking about doing duets of music from a totally unexpected source: . Finally, substitute the hits that made those iconic siblings famous with something a touch more obscure.

    "I'm a big vinyl collector, so I was just flipping through the bins," Armstrong says of discovering Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, a lesser-known album of traditional tunes recorded by The Everly Brothers.

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  • Billie Joe + Norah: Foreverly

    The unlikely collaboration between Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Norah Jones has resulted in the album Foreverly, a loving homage to the Everly Brothers’ 1958 album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. Billie Joe and Norah also teamed up at the SiriusXM NYC studios recently to co-host this exclusive one-hour album premiere special, featuring the broadcast debut of tracks from the album alongside original versions and other hand-picked folk & country favorites that influenced the project from the Louvin Brothers, Stanley Brothers, Carl Perkins and the Beatles.


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  • Look for this great review in the Sunday edition of New York Daily News: HERE

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