At his Australian concerts last month, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band surprised fans with covers of Aussie bands like AC/DC, INXS, and the Bee Gees. And when the tour rolled into Auckland today, the Boss had a New Zealand-bred song up his sleeve. It’s a tune you might be familiar with! Springsteen opened [...]
Bruce Springsteen, you were born to run a concert full of adoring Aussie fans! The Boss was over in Australia performing at Brisbane when he crooned an AH-Mazing cover of the Bee Gees Stayin' Alive! Not only that, but he even led the audience and the E Street Band in a twerk sesh! Way to invoke the [...]
Plus, he performed "Highway to Hell" with Eddie Vedder again
Forty-six years ago TODAY the Bee Gees' album Horizontal was released. It's a stunning album full of lysergic shimmer and deep, often sad, emotional beauty. It also happened to be the second of their three-album sprint into pop-sikeShow More Summary
The Vampire Weekend bassist remixes Broken Bells' Bee Gees homage, "Hanging On To Life." Read more articles like "Broken Bells – “Holding On For Life” (VW’s Baio remix)" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Barry Gibb was interviewed on TODAY by Matt Luaur, who asked him for his views on Justin Bieber’s recent antics. Gibb, at 67, reflected upon the time when he, himself, was a hot item on the pop music scene, “If you’re a teenage idol and all the young girls love you, you can lose that... Show More Summary
Barry Gibb has enjoyed fame and fortune as a former member of the Bee Gees. However, he admits the lifestyle can be difficult to manage. After losing three brothers, the icon has some lifesaving advice for teen idol Justin Bieber. Gibbs said the troubled teen needs “to grow up” before it is too late. Show More Summary
Barry Gibb may never have been a teen YouTube star-turned-pop idol like Justin Bieber, but the singer, whose impressive falsetto helped propel the Bee Gees into being one of music's most popular acts, knows a thing or two about starting young in the industry... Show More Summary
Legendary musician joins The Roots for "You Should Be Dancing".
Barry Gibb, of rock legends the Bee Gees, said of his adopted country “Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.” If you’ve...
--The Magpie, Claude Monet And you may look the other way. We can try to understand, The New York Times ' effect on man. --Stayin' Alive, Bee Gees I don't stay out late, don't care to go I'm home about 8, just me and my radio Ain't misbehavin',...Show More Summary
Last week, we wondered how "Saturday Night Live" would address the passing of former Bee Gee Robin Gibb if the show brought back "The Barry Gibb Talk Show." They didn't address it, but the spoof received the official endorsement of the...Show More Summary
Justin Timberlake wasn’t the only high-profile guest to join host Jimmy Fallon last night (December 21) on Saturday Night Live. In between spot-on impressions of musical icons, Paul McCartney, Madonna and Bee Gees‘ Barry Gibb showed up unannounced. Well, sort of. During his monologue, Fallon stood before four mics as he “confessed” that he invited... More »
David N. Meyer's The Bee Gees: The Biography (Da Capo) is only the second prominent attempt to tell the story of a band of brothers named Gibb who carried the recording industry on their white-suited backs in the late '70s, producing, as Meyer notes, a body of songs such that nearly every sentient being on Earth knows at least one. Show More Summary
” I’ve been kicked around Since I was born. And now it’s all right. It’s OK. And you may look the other way. We can try to understand The New York Times’ effect on man.” Bee Gee’s Staying Alive Getting the stop sign signal is really...Show More Summary
Really digging the new Broken Bells track "Holding on for Life" from their upcoming album 'After the Disco' scheduled for release January 14th. The track gives me a heavy Bee Gees vibe, especially when lead singer James Mercer (The Shins) hits those falsettos in the chorus. Show More Summary
Unlike the original, Bee Gees – “Night Fever (Luxxury Edit)” is dark and hazy and will haunt your dreams instead of evoking closeted gay Scientologists in white polyester. Hurry and grab this free download while it lasts. Don’t forget to follow my new Soundcloud profile to get the rest in the series (including “Hotel California”, [...]
Another solid piece of re-edit gold from the slow dancer himself, Luxxury. Follow the man on FB to download a whole grip of tunes from his ongoing edit series. Essential listening for the year, not to be missed.
A few weeks ago, Alyson reflected on some positive musical memories. However, my parents loved a lot of really terrible music that now I only like ironically or seek out if I just want to dance. We listened to a lot of the Bee Gees and Abba in my house growing up, as my parents […]
In Hear This, A.V. Club writers sing the praises of songs they know well—some inspired by a weekly theme and some not, but always songs worth hearing. This week: Songs by real or fake siblings. History will remember Bee Gees (there’s...Show More Summary