Song written by Don and Phil Everly and recorded by the Everly Brothers (as they were known) in 1965. It reached number 2 in the UK singles chart and number 3 in Ireland. The song was subsequently covered by Status Quo, Bryan Ferry, The Levellers and Marianne Faithfull, among others.
During the 70th birthday celebration concert of Albert Lee at Cadogan Hall in London, he was joined on stage by Marty, Kim and Roxanne Wilde to perform this song together. Their performance was included on the DVD Albert Lee 70th birthday celebration, released in September 2015.
Kim about The Price of Love
The Everly Brothers and ‘The Price of Love’, and that’s the song I’m gonna be singing with my dad Marty Wilde and my sister Roxy at the Cardogan Hall, and it’s part of a weekend of tributed to the Grammy awardwinning country rock guitarist Albert Lee, and he’s celebrating his 70th birtdhay. You’re talking about the man who worked for 20 years with the Everly Brothers – which is one of the reasons my dad decided to do that particular song – but he has worked with absolutely everyone who’s anyone in the music world over many, many years and I’m very, very proud to be meeting him tonight and singing on the stage to celebrate his birthday. (Secret Songs, Magic 105.4, 2 March 2014)