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Barry Gibb, the majestic falsetto master and sole surviving member of the Bee Gees, has recorded at least three solo albums over the course of his long, estimable career. But only one of those albums, 1984’s Now Voyager has actually seen release. Today, Gibb announced that he’ll release a second one, entitled In The Now, […]
Barry Gibb joined Coldplay during their Glastonbury grand finale for two Bee Gee covers: “To Love Somebody” and what lead singer Chris Martin called “the greatest song of all time,” “Stayin’ Alive.” BBC.com reports “Gibb was meant to play Glastonbury’s “legend” slot this year, but pulled out when a family member fell ill.” During their... Show More Summary
Coldplay headlined the UK’s Glastonbury Festival tonight, closing out the fest with a few special guests and some covers. Instead of paying tribute to the late David Bowie by playing “Heroes,” Chris Martin announced that they would be honoring Viola Beach, the up-and-coming British band who were killed in a tragic car accident earlier this […]
It’s 1979 in Tehran as “Septembers of Shiraz” opens to the Bee Gees’ “Stayin’ Alive” and a “Boogie Nights”-esque tracking shot into the home of a wealthy Jewish family throwing a party. It’s an ironic song title, though, for jeweler Isaac Amin (Adrien Brody), his ex-journalist wife (Salma Hayek...
Jeff Apter is a seasoned writer of largely Australia-based music titles, from studies of AC/DC and the Finn Brothers, to books about Keith Urban and Johnny O’Keefe. He co-wrote Kasey Chambers’ memoir, A Little Bird Told Me, and is also a senior writer for Rolling Stone Australia. Show More Summary
Little did the Bee Gees know in 1971 when they wrote this great classic that one day this would indeed... The post How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? appeared first on Lifehack.
Throughout history musical brothers have dominated the charts. The Everly Brothers, Bee Gees and Hanson all found an audience and achieved success. Now, two brothers from Barcelona, Ethan and Nico, known as BSIDE, hope to join the ranks. At...Show More Summary
A hilarious, yet impressively accurate lip sync of The Bee Gees’ classic, as performed by comedian and Cirque du Soleil stage performer clown Jimmy Slonina. We now have The Barry Gibb Talk Show stuck in our heads. Also, Jimmy just he put a spell on us.
By Jill Lawless | Associated Press LONDON — Robert Stigwood, the impresario who managed the... The post Robert Stigwood, impresario managed the Bee Gees, produced ‘Grease,’ dies at 81 appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
Proust kickstarted his memoryand created a masterpieceby snacking on a madeleine. Novelist Keith Lee Morris found his salvation in the Brothers Gibb.
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This many year's after the fact, it might be easy to dismiss Robert Stigwood's biggest successes - producing "Saturday Night Fever" and "Grease" and managing the Bee Gees as ephemeral. But if you look at the stats or were old enough to remember their cultural impact, his career and influence...
Robert Stigwood, who managed bands including the Bee Gees and Cream and produced the hit films "Grease" and "Saturday Night Fever", has died aged 81, friends and his godson said Tuesday. Spencer Gibb, son of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, reported Stigwood's death on Facebook. Show More Summary
The Bee Gees manager Robert Stigwood was announced dead on Monday night. Spencer Gibb, Robin Gibb’s son and Stigwood’s godson let the world know through Facebook, reports People. “I would like to share the sad news with you all, that my godfather, and the longtime manager of my family, Robert Stigwood, has passed away. Show More Summary
He was dubbed the “Ziegfeld of the disco age” for his work on blockbuster films such as “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever.”
By Jill Lawless | Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Robert Stigwood, the impresario who managed... The post Robert Stigwood, impresario managed the Bee Gees, produced ‘Grease,’ dies at 81 appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
His death was announced Tuesday on Facebook by Spencer Gibb, son of Bee Gees member Robin Gibb.
Music mogul Robert Stigwood, whose initials formed the “RS” in the Bee Gees’ music label RSO Records and who managed the group at the height of its fame, has died. Reuters reports that the death of the Australian-born producer and.....
The music mogul produced both “Grease” and “Saturday Night Fever”. Born in Adelaide, Australia, in 1934, Stigwood moved to Britain in his 20s and managed Eric Clapton and Cream before signing brothers Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb, collectively known as the Bee Gees. He later moved into movies, producing films of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim [...]