Er kennt die Achterbahn des Lebens: Welthits, Drogenexzesse, der Absturz in die Bedeutungslosigkeit, Comebacks, private Dramen. Am 1. September feiert der Produzent und Bee-Gees-Sänger Barry Gibb seinen 70. Geburtstag.Wenige haben es so hoch in den Pophimmel geschafft wie die Bee Gees, die erfolgreichste Familienband aller Zeiten, mit mehr als 200 Millionen verkauften Platten und einem Album, das sechs Monate lang an der Spitze der Charts steht.Barry Gibb kommt 1946 auf der Isle of Man als Sohn des Bandleaders Hugh Gibb auf die Welt; zwei Jahre später werden die Zwillinge Robin und Maurice geboren, mit denen er die Bee Gees gründen wird. Als er acht Jahre alt ist, zieht die Familie ins kriegszerstörte Manchester und schafft es gerade so, die Kinder durchzufüttern. Doch zu Weihnachten schenkt ihm sein Vater eine Gitarre.Von da an singen Barry und die Zwillinge zusammen und schreiben Songs - der Beginn einer jahrzehntelangen Karriere. 1958 wandert Familie Gibb nach Australien aus, das T…
Barry Gibb will host a live–streamed performance August 20th to celebrate the upcoming arrival of his new LP In the Now, the singer's first solo album since 1984's Now Voyager.
Gibb looks back on the monster hits, the long-simmering feuds and the tragedy of life as a Bee Gee The concert, set at Miami's Hit Factory Criteria, will feature a mix of Bee Gees classics alongside never-before-heard tracks from Gibb's new album. In the Now 360, which will stream live on YouTube, also allows fans to have total control of their viewer experience thanks to 360° virtual reality technology.
Gibb has also announced a contest for fans to win a trip to the Miami event, with those fans in attendance also taking part in a Q&A session. The In the Now 360 event streams August 20th at 7 p.m. EST. The day before the live-stream, In the Now will become available to preorder.
The live-stream takes place just over a week after the death of Gibb family matriarch Barbara Gibb, who died …
Barbara Gibb, Mother of the Bee Gees & Andy Gibb, Dies at 95August 13, 2016Barbara
Gibb passed away at the age of 95 in Miami on Friday night (Aug. 12).
She was the mother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb (who performed
together as the Bee Gees), as well as Andy Gibb. Gone But Not Forgotten: In Memoriam 2016Gibb
-- who also has a daughter, Lesley - was with family and friends when
she died, according to a statement issued by Barry Gibbs' publicist.She
had lived in Miami for the past 20 years, but she was born in
Manchester, England, as Barbara Mary Pass on Nov. 17, 1920. Barbara
married Hugh Gibb, with whom she had five children. Together, Barbara
and Hugh managed their sons' early careers. The Bee Gees went on to sell
more than 200 million records worldwide, and Andy had a successful solo
career with several top 10 singles. Bee Gees Rank Third Among Groups for Most Hot 100 No. 1s in HistorySadly,
three of her five children passed away during her lifetime. Andy …
The 52-year-old Martin Wintersgill saved a pensioner (Micky McDonald) who suffered heart attack in a pub. He heard calling for help and he suddenly tried to perform a CPR, even if he never did.Fortunately, Martin saw an advertising launched by The British Heart Foundation, where the football player and actor Vinnie Jones explaines resuscitation techniques at the rhythm of Bee Gees hit “Stayin’ Alive” (1977).
Martin remembered the principle manouvers to do in case of cardiac arrest and he immediatly tried to save Micky singing “Stayin’ Alive
August 8 2016How did The Bee Gees' success happen? Were the Brothers Gibb lucky, good, or both? Let’s look at the factors that made 1978 possibleThe 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? Were the Brothers Gibb (Barry, Robin and Maurice) lucky, good, or both? Let’s look at the factors that made 1978 possible.Quantity: Before the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack, the Bee Gees had already recorded 14 studio albums of original material, dating back to 1965’s bluntly-titled The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs. The brothers would go on to write a total of more than 1,000 songs! (By contrast: Bob Dylan wrote some 522 songs; Lennon-McCartney some 180 together.)Composition: The Bee Gees had their first run of Top 40 Hits (USA) in the 60s–eight in all. While a couple of them became classics (“To Love Somebody“, “I Started a Joke“),…
“The Rehearsal With Barry Gibb” will be live-streamed in 360 degrees exclusively via his YouTube channel on August 20th. Just subscribe to Barry Gibb Youtube channel
For one day only, legendary Grammy award winning singer/songwriter/producer Barry Gibb and his band will open the doors to the legendary Hit Factory Criteria studio in Miami, FL providing fans across the world with a once in a lifeti...me opportunity to experience the legend up close and celebrate the pre-order of his new album ‘In The Now.’
Barry Gibb will perform never-before-heard material from his forthcoming album ‘In The Now’ as well as classic Bee Gees songs.
Additionally, there will be an intimate Q&A with fans onsite.
Fans globally will have the chance to enter local sweepstakes for a chance to reserve one of the very few spots available to the public to this exclusive event.
To satisfy his global demand, Barry Gibb will live-stream the rehearsal on YouTube using 360° virtual reality technology giving fans at…