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The Bee Gees - Lemons never forget ( Promo Film From 1968 )

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Reserve Your Seat For Stayin’ Alive: A GRAMMY Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees On Feb. 14

On February 14 2017, just two days after the 2017 GRAMMY Awards airs live on CBS and CBS All Access, CBS, The Recording Academy® and AEG Ehrlich Ventures will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark soundtrack to the film Saturday Night Fever when they present the live concert Stayin’ Alive: A GRAMMY® Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees.

The artists paying tribute to the Bee Gees include

- Andra Day
- Celine Dion
- Nick Jonas
- Tori Kelly
- John Legend
- Demi Lovato
- Little Big Town
- Pentatonix
- Keith Urban

In addition, Barry Gibb, seven-time GRAMMY winner and Bee Gees co-founder, will also be on hand to perform a selection of hits from the Saturday Night Fever—Soundtrack, which won Album of the Year at the 21st Annual GRAMMY Awards and was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® in 2004.

"The Bee Gees—Barry, Robin, and Maurice—were international musical icons who helped make Saturday Night Fever an emblem of 1970s pop culture," said Neil Portnow, President/C…

The Bee Gees top Smooth FM’s alternative ‘warmest 500’

IT’S the other countdown on January 26 — Smooth FM’s Top 500 is the alternative to the alternative Hottest 100. The Bee Gees’ How Deep is Your Love has been voted the No 1 song for 2017 — which could be seen as the ‘Warmest 500’.
While it isn’t voted by listeners like the Hottest 100, the station says it is the 500 most loved songs played on the station.

Barry Gibb told the station “For one of our tunes to make it to No 1 is everything. I think that people who listen to our songs are the best people in the world and this is how they show it, thank you.”
The 1977 ballad beat out ABBA’s Dancing Queen, also released in 1977, for the title.
Previous winners include I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston and Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond — which both feature again in this year’s Top 10.
The countdown has run for five days on Smooth FM, which has become one of Australia’s most popular radio stations.

2017 Smooth FM Top 500 — the Top 20
1. How Deep Is Your Love — Bee Gees
2. Dancing Queen — ABB…

Barry Gibb on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories

Time:  9.00pm - 10.00pm Channel:  ITV Status:  Returning Published:  Tue 24 Jan 2017 Amended:  Wed 25 Jan 2017 The information contained herein is embargoed from press use, commercial and non-commercial reproduction and sharing into the public domain until Tuesday 24 January 2017. Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees joins Piers Morgan to look back on his fifty-year career as a songwriter and pop legend. He reflects on the untimely deaths of all three of his younger brothers - Robin, Maurice and Andy - and how he’s come to terms with being the last surviving member of the Bee Gees.  Barry tells Piers how the group rose from child performers to global superstars in the wake of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. He reveals how a childhood accident nearly killed him, what really happened when he and his future wife sneaked into Dr Who's Tardis and gives his verdict when Piers serenades him with his falsetto voice.

Looking back at when Andy Gibb topped the charts with ‘Shadow Dancing’

Being the youngest brother of the members of super group The Bee Gees couldn’t have been easy. However, it was on this day in 1978 Andy Gibb came into his own with the release of his second studio album and it’s number one single of the same name Shadow Dancing.

Shadow Dancing is a slow disco track that you can’t help but tap your toes and smile. The song produced under the direction of uber-talent Albhy Galuten. Albhy was the producer behind most of the Bee Gees number one hits. He also produced the hits Grease for Frankie Valli, Woman in Love for Barbra Streisand, and the mega hit Islands in the Stream for Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton.
Normally Andy’s brothers would be in the studio with him helping him mix the album, as they wrote all the songs with them. Though this time they had the best excuse to miss these sessions as they were away filming Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Their absence resulted in an album that, while it was his second, was the first one that felt 100 perc…

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ThGibb Family Honors Their Legacy With Bee Gees Tribute Album

The children of all four brothers Gibb record an album of classic songs for release in 2017 The rich musical legacy of the Bee Gees and their brother Andy Gibb continues to entertain millions of fans across the globe, and today the next generation of Gibbs announced a project honoring their music with new interpretations of classic songs. Spearheaded by Maurice’s daughter Samantha and producer Lazaro Rodriguez, the project features contributions from ten different members of the family including children of all four brothers - Maurice, Robin, Andy, and Barry, who released his third solo album this year.

Sparked by Samantha and Lazaro creating one Bee Gees cover on their own, and long awaiting the right time to do a tribute, they realized the musical potential here and that it was time to do something more. Samantha reached out to her siblings and cousins and very quickly they all agreed to take part. “Everyone wanted t…

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Bee gees song by George Michael

JIVE TALKIN’ — Boogie Box High
Released in 1987, Boogie Box High was a project by George Michael’s friend Andros. For legal reasons George couldn’t be credited, but he sings this Bee Gees hit as well as the brothers Gibb. The Boogie Box High album also featured two rejected and recycled Wham! songs included Soul Boy (the unreleased Wham! version is on youtube ). Andros and Michael (who are often mistakenly labelled cousins) started the label Aegean Records in the mid ‘90s but soon after fell out. Andros wrote a book called Rock: The Luckiest Man In Pop in 2012 talking about their friendship and hoping they could reconcile. They never did. Michael was godfather to Andros’ son James, who is a DJ on US reality TV show Vanderpump Rules.

Bee Gees performed on stage at Kyabram and Cohuna

The Bee Gees performed on stage at Kyabram and Cohuna on three separate occasions in the 1960s.
At each appearance on stage in Kyabram they were backed by the “Lonely Ones” band.
The three Gibb brothers – Barry and twins Robin and Maurice Gibb – were managed by their father Hugh Gibb.

The Bee Gees first performed at the Kyabram Town Hall dance on Friday, September 27, 1963, followed five months later by another performance on Friday, January 31, 1964.
The advertisement in the Kyabram Free Press read as follows – “LONELY ONES DANCE presents the fabulous BEE GEES - Stars of Sydney TV, Radio and Record – with the Mighty *LONELY ONES; *REBELETTES ; *RON EASDON; *JIMMY McINTYRE”

Their third and final appearance on stage in Kyabram was Friday, November 18, 1966, where they performed their hit at the time – “Spicks and Specks” – which had reached No. 4 on the Hit Parade.
They were again backed by the “Lonely Ones” with guest artist Glenys Hewitt.
The promoters of the dance were Hooper and Th…