Reinventing a disco classic.
“Is Jackson Estate still there?” enquired the Brothers Gibb about their former home at Cribb Island during a press conference at Brisbane Airport prior to their 3 concert performances at Festival Hall in September 1974. Despite achieving international stardom, the Bee Gees had not forgotten their Queensland roots. The Gibb brothers emigrated to Queensland as... Read more
Say Lou Lou drops an end of summer treat for us and this is a stunning cover of that seminal Bee Gees track “Stayin’ Alive”.
Embed from Getty Images By Michael Rays The Bee Gees owned the universe in 1978. Their songs–both written and performed–dominated the soundtrack for the film Saturday Night Fever, which itself dominated pop culture. How did it happen?...Show More Summary
Last summer, Warner Bros. released the first trailer for Suicide Squad, driven by a creepy cover of the Bee Gees song “I Started a Joke.” With the would-be savior of the DCU blasting into theaters a line from the song is all too appropriate:...Show More Summary
So is Barry Gibb, of the Bee Gees.
12-track effort set to arrive in just a few months.
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.
When the feeling's gone and you can't go on...
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