AN EIGHT-year-old boy is determined to make his terminally ill father proud by releasing a poignant charity single penned by former Bee Gee, Barry Gibb. Schoolboy Callum Lane-Tingle vowed to raise £5,000 for Cancer Research UK after his dad, Andrew Tingle, was given a devastating diagnosis that he has only months to live. Mr Tingle, a 47-year-old operations director, had a kidney and his adrenal gland removed in April 2016, but doctors discovered last month that his cancer had spread to his lungs, pancreas and lymph nodes and was now incurable. However, his young son, a pupil at Stockton’s Fairfield Primary School, decided to enlist the help of seasoned North-East singer, Keith Hammersley, who has recorded his version of the moving Bee Gees song, Morning Of My Life.
Middlesbrough-born crooner, Mr Hammersley, who has performed alongside Bob Monkhouse, Bradley Walsh and Des O’Connor, said: “It is a very touching song and it really registers with the remarkable charity work of young Callu…
As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Shout! Factory will release the film of the same name on Blu-ray on Sept. 26. The film is available for pre-order now. The 1978 musical features reinterpretations of over 20 classic Beatles songs. Special features on Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band include an audio commentary with pop culture historian Russell Dyball, galleries and the original theatrical trailer. The film synopsis, according to a press release: “The one and only Billy Shears (multi-platinum recording artist Peter Frampton) and his best friends the Hendersons (Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Bee Gees) are four young men from the quaint little town of Heartland. With superstardom calling, this fabulous foursome leaves Heartland—and Billy’s beloved Strawberry Fields (Sandy Farina)—vulnerable to mean Mr. Mustard, who steals Sgt. Pepper’s magical instruments for a fiendish, ‘evil force that would poison young minds, po…
When I interviewed local singer-songwriter Samantha Gibb last summer, she hinted at a new recording project that would surface within the next year. In the months following, she and her longtime collaborator and close friend Lazaro Rodriguez began work on what would eventually become Please Don’t Turn Out The Lights, a full-length album tribute to the musical legacy of her father Maurice and uncles Barry and Robin, better known as the Bee Gees. In addition to her own contributions, she committed to making the Please… a unique family affair, enlisting nearly an entire generation of younger Gibbs to record their own interpretations of the band’s (as well as youngest brother Andy’s) iconic songs. Under the moniker The Gibb Collective, the finished product was released on vinyl on May 31, and became available digitally on June 16 — appropriately arriving on Father’s Day. Given the expanse and popularity of the Bee Gees’ catalog, it seems improbable that it hasn’t received a comprehensive st…
US soul vocalist PP Arnold will have The Turning Tide, her shelved album of songs produced by first Barry Gibb and Eric Clapton, released by Kundalini Music on 6 October. The late 1960s-turn of the '70s recordings feature future members of Derek and the Dominos and songs written by Jagger & Richards, Steve Winwood and others, and will coincide with the publication of her autobiography of the same name by St James Publishing House and a UK tour. These songs have, for decades, been a lost entry in the remarkable story of the Los Angeles-born singer. Her longtime relationship with the British music scene started when she arrived in England as a member of Ike & Tina Turner's Ikettes and was recommended by Mick Jagger to sign to Andrew Loog Oldham's Immediate label. Arnold sang with the Small Faces and had a UK top 20 hit in 1967 with what many still see as the definitive version of Cat Stevens' 'The First Cut Is The Deepest,' among many releases for Immediate…
Whatever happened to me happened to me, but I reach out to the kids that it’s happened to as well and that is really it, I can’t really expand on that.” He recently told the Radio Times: “There was a moment in time when a man tried to molest me when I was about four years old. He didn’t touch me, but other things happened, and happened to other kids. “And eventually they came and arrested him, an…
We're calling it: Islands In The Stream has become the unofficial anthem of Glastonbury. Kenny Rogers debuted the song in 2013; and Dolly Parton featured it in her record-breaking set a year later. Now Barry Gibb, who wrote the song, has made it the centrepiece of his performance at the festival's coveted "legend slot". It was one of a dozen or more classics from his, and the Bee Gees', catalogue that made it impossible to stand still. There was a sense of euphoria as he ran through the likes of Tragedy, Jive Talkin' and Night Fever, his falsetto never wavering in the bright afternoon sun.
As has now become tradition in the legend slot, Glastonbury's security team joined the performance, with a choreographed routine to Stayin' Alive that brought a huge smile to Gibb's face.
His triumphant set came a year after Gibb joined Coldplay on the Pyramid Stage for two Bee Gee covers: To Love Somebody and what Chris Martin called "the greatest song of all …
Bee Gees survivor Barry Gibb takes to theGlastonbury stage for the most emotional performance of his life. More than 100,000 revellers will see Barry, 70, sing in memory of his late twin brothers Robin and Maurice. And he reveals: “I don’t like being on my own, I miss them so much. I can still feel them. I smell my brothers’ breath. I get that feeling that they are right there I feel as if they are there guiding me. I can’t say how. We were a group for 45 years. We were glued to each other.” Robin died after a long battle with liver and colon cancer in 2012, aged 62. Maurice died nine years earlier after a heart attack. Barry says: “I don’t like being on stage on my own. I miss my brothers. I get nerves being on stage on my own because it is so new to me. “We would all lean on each other. I ‘d lean on Maurice and Robin and they would lean on me and somehow we’d get through every show. We knew how each other felt. I knew what their opinions were. We were three brothers and it was not a de…
Barry Gibb dropped a bombshell this week,The Bee Gees singer, who lives in Miami, claims a man attempted to sexually abuse him in his youth. The 70-year-old told the British program Radio Times he hadn’t wanted to share what happened to him after all these years and was hesitant. “I’ve never said this before, Jesus Christ, should I be saying it now?” said Gibb. “But there was a moment in time when a man tried to molest me when I was about four years old. He didn’t touch me, but other things happened, and happened to other kids.” Though this person’s identity is unclear, Gibb did say he was ultimately arrested. It traumatized the music legend. “Four years old and a policeman on your bed at four in the morning, interviewing you,” he said. “If that doesn’t teach you about life, nothing does. But it’s vivid for me still. I’ve never told anybody.”http://beegeesfanfever.blogspot.nl/ Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/entertainment/celebrities/article157648009.html#storylink=cpy
text English and German below Barry Gibb naar Symphonica in Rosso?? Dit jaar is Simply Red de artiest die de Symphonica in Rosso concerten gaat verzorgen in het Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam. Veel fans in Nederland willen proberen om tijdens een van de volgende edities van Symphonica, Barry Gibb naar Nederland te krijgen. In 2018 of 2019. GSI heeft die gedachte al een tijdje en is al in contact met mensen in Barry’s team die gewerkt hebben bij Symphonica in Rosso dus het concept goed kennen. We zijn bezig ten eerste om te bekijken of er interesse is bij Mojo Concerts de organisatie van Symphonica en bij Barry’s booking agency en of zij samen tot een overeenstemming kunnen komen. Pas dan kunnen er plannen gemaakt worden en voorbereidingen beginnen. Symphonica In Rosso heeft een lange voorbereidingstijd nodig. Wil je een petitie tekenen om je interesse te tonen voor Barry Gibb tijdens een van de volgende Symphonica edities, dan doe dat zo snel mogelijk!! GSI zal je verder op de hoogte houden als…
Anyone familiar with the music of the Osborne Brothers from the 1960s and 1970s might recognise the bridge-building spirit that tethered the ancient strains of bluegrass to the punkier sensibilities of newgrass. Now, at the tender age of 85, Bobby Osborne is back, with considerable style and panache. This humdinger of a collection is anchored by Osborne’s no-nonsense, high lonesome vocals, a truck load of guests (from Vince Gill to Jim Lauderdale and Darrell Scott) and the steady hand of Alison Brown on banjo and production duties. The mood is one of slightly detatched but utterly compelling wonder at the vicissitudes of living (love lost, lorn and unrequited), and the palette is technicolour. Osborne does Elvis’s Don’t Be Cruel with nonchalant ease, and The Bee Gees’ I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You with throwaway delight. A thoroughbred, through and through.
August 26, 2016Carrying on in her family's musical tradition, the
pure-voiced singer-songwriter brings her growing catalog to the stage at
Galena Summerfest this Saturday Singer-songwriter Samantha Gibb will join the main stage music
line-up at the eighth annual Galena Summerfest on Saturday afternoon.
If her surname didn’t immediately clue you in, Gibb comes by her
musicianship rather honestly given that her family’s contributions to
the industry has a six-decade-long reach. She is the daughter of the
late singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Maurice
Gibb, who – along with her uncles Barry and Robin – carved out one of
the most prolific and enduring legacies in music history as the Bee
Gees. Grandfather Hugh Gibb was the leader of his own big band orchestra
in the 1940s – a popular fixture in ballrooms and dance halls across
Northern England and Scotland – and would later serve as the original
manager of his young sons’ careers when the Bee Gees formed…
Barry Gibb at Glastonbury 2017. The full schedule and line up Sunday 25th of June 2017 PYRAMID STAGE Ed Sheeran 21:45 - 23:15 Biffy Clyro 19:30 - 20:45 Chic 17:45 - 18:45 Barry Gibb 16:00 - 17:15 Laura Marling 14:15 - 15:15 Jamie Cullum 12:45 - 13:45 Orchestra Baobab 11:35 - 12:15 The Black Dyke Band 10:30 - 11:10 http://beegeesfanfever.blogspot.nl/
Hope you guys have had a fantastic week know that pre-orders for digital and vinyl will be starting next week! Exact day TBD. Also, we moved the release date to a couple days earlier. It will now be @ 12am on Friday, June 16th for Father's Day weekend! http://beegeesfanfever.blogspot.nl/
Here's a throwback to us getting in our shipment earlier this week! We are getting very excited for the CD release this weekend!!! If you are in the UK or US, you will be able to purchase the Gibb Collective Tribute Album CD right from our website when we go Live tomorrow!!! For those who have already tried to pre-order through Amazon UK, we apologize for the inconvenience and thank you all so much for your support!! Still working on international sales so, stay tuned! http://beegeesfanfever.blogspot.nl/
MELODY was BAFTA Award-winning Director Alan Parker’s (Bugsy
Malone, The Commitments, Midnight Express) debut screenplay
and his first film collaboration with Producer David Puttnam (Midnight
Express, Chariots of Fire). Directed by Warris Hussein it stars Mark
Lester and Jack Wild (stars of the 1968 musical film adaptation of Oliver!)
alongside Tracy Hyde making her acting debut aged just 11.xMELODY is the wonderfully nostalgic, funny and
touching story of childhood based around romance between 11-year-olds Daniel
and Melody who, despite their age and the objections of their families and
Daniel’s best friend Ornshaw, are determined to get married. Alan Parker
sets a fledgling Romeo and Juliet romance against the backdrop of a 1970s
London comprehensive school and tells this innocent story of growing-up,
first-love and youthful rebellion entirely from the children’s point of view. Since its original release in 1971 MELODY has been
see all over the world and has become a cult favourite .I…
Check out an incredible rendition of the Bee Gees Song "Please Don't Turn Out The Lights". All children of all four brothers come together to create a beautiful version of an incredible song in tribute to their fathers. Full Album Release will be May 19th! Pre-orders available on Amazon now. Directed by Lazaro Rodriguez. click on read more to watch video
Hey Guys! We are so excited to announce that we will be releasing the Gibb Collective Tribute to the Brothers Gibb May 19th!!! Pre-orders are available now on amazon so, check it out! We love and appreciate all your support!!! In celebration we wanted to post a fun Vlog Lazaro Rodriguez has put together for Samantha Gibb and their bands road to Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival this June! They will be performing some songs from the Gibb Collective album!!
4/26/2017 In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Bee Gees-led soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever, which spent a whopping 24 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and earned the pop trio the Grammy Award for album of the year, the act was honored by the Recording Academy on April 16 in their own Grammy Salute. The CBS broadcast included performances by Keith Urban, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder and others covering classic Bee Gees hits, with many seeing sizeable sales gains in the week following the broadcast. Overall, Bee Gees’ catalog of albums and digital songs sold a combined 83,000 in the week ending April 20 – up 669 percent compared to the week previous (11,000). Of the 83,000, traditional album sales comprised 20,000 (up 568 percent compared to 3,000 in the previous frame), while digital song sales equaled 63,000 (up 708 percent compared to just 8,000 in the previous week).
Further, the group’s songs scored a 71 percent gain in on-demand streams (audio and video…
Radio 2 will be paying homage to The Bee Gees in a three-hour special on Bank Holiday Monday May 1st to mark the 50th anniversary of their first single. Tony Blackburn will present The Songs Of The Bee Gees as well as a selection of the best cover versions of their songs from artists including Barbra Streisand, Take That and Diana Ross.