Tag Archive | Bee Gees

Lifetime Honour for Barry

Lifetime Honour for Barry

Barry Gibb is to be honoured with a lifetime achievement award (officially named the Sony Mobile Lifetime Achievement Award) at next month’s O2 Silver Clef Awards. The award will celebrate a career during which he and the Bee Gees are estimated to have sold upwards of 220 million albums. The Bee Gees won a Special […]

Barry on tour and a statue in the offing.

Barry on tour and a statue in the offing.

So … apologies for being away from this longer than expected.  Pressures on work and … blah-de-blah! Barry On Tour It probably hasn’t already escaped your collective notice that Barry has announced a tour starting in February 2013 in Australia. This is welcome news indeed for fans the world over and it will, no doubt, […]

Will the World ever truly see the Gibbs as great songwriters?

Will the World ever truly see the Gibbs as great songwriters?

It seems to take an event of great emotional tragedy for people to fully appreciate talent and this appears to be particularly true of the Gibb brothers. One might think that the lessons would have been learned after the death of Andy Gibb back in 1988 but, certainly after Maurice’s death in 2003, the general […]

Updates

Updates

I know it’s been a while since I did a ‘proper’ post, and it’s likely going to be a while before I get around to doing so.  Rest assured, though, I’m definitely not going to abandon the blog – it’s simply a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’.  I just need to take a bit […]

BBC Remembers Robin

BBC Remembers Robin

The BBC has a number of radio and television programmes in honour of Robin over the next week or so. It began earlier this evening with a couple of radio broadcasts. Other programmes are as follows: Saturday 26 May – In Our Own Time, BBC1 at 23:35 Monday 28 May – Robin Gibb at the […]

Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb

10:47pm on 20 May will be a time Bee Gees fans the world over will never forget. It was at that moment that Robin Gibb left the mortal world.   It was at that moment the world lost a musical giant.  More importantly, it was the moment his wife and children lost their hero, Barry Gibb […]

The battle is over

The battle is over

Sadly, the news we all feared has been confirmed in the last half hour or so … Robin Gibb died today. I would like to extend my heartfelt commiserations to the entire Gibb family. R I P    Robin Gibb.  The music will live on.