Felice Bryant, who with her late husband wrote "Bye Bye Love" and other Everly Brothers hits and the hand-clapping bluegrass standard "Rocky Top," died Tuesday. She was 77. Bryant, who had been diagnosed with cancer, died at her Gatlinburg home. Her husband, Boudleaux, who died in 1987, and she wrote or co-wrote 800 recorded songs cut by more than 500 vocalists. Their songs have accounted for approximately 500 million in sales. Elvis Presley recorded two of their songs, “She Wears My Ring” and “How’s The World Treating You”.
Source: CNN / Updated: Apr 22, 2003