LOS ANGELES, CA, February 22, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — 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 this past month released his third solo album. Sparked by Samantha and Lazaro creating one Bee Gees cover on their own, they realized the musical potential and that it was time to do something more. Samantha reached out to her brother, aunt, and cousins and very quickly they all agreed to take part. “Everyone wanted to be involved. We are all true fans of their [Bee Gees] music and there is a connection for us, family,” says Samantha. Each family member created u…
Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Bee Gees CBS Special on Sunday April 16 2017 Set List : ... Keith Urban: “To Love Somebody” Ed Sheeran: “Massachusetts” (the only pre-taped number on the show) Panic! At the Disco: “Lonely Days” Celine Dion: “Immortality” Katharine McPhee: “Emotion” John Legend with Stevie Wonder on harmonica: “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” Pentatonix: “Too Much Heaven” Tori Kelly: “Tragedy” Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett: “Islands in the Stream” DNCE: “Night Fever” Demi Lovato: “If I Can’t Have You” Jason Derulo and Tavares: “More Than a Woman” Little Big Town: “How Deep Is Your Love” Andra Day: “Love So Right” Nick Jonas: “I Just Want to Be Your Everything”
So the Grammy people are throwing a Bee Gees tribute concert saluting the album that permanently sabotaged the Bee Gees’ musical reputation. You gotta love music. It’s just hard sometimes not to wonder about the music business. The epicenter of the disco movie world. Stayin’ Alive: A Grammy Salute to the Music of the Bee Gees is taping Tuesday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and will be telecast later this year on CBS. Bee Gees music will be sung by your proverbial star-studded cast, including John Legend, Celine Dion, DNC, Demi Lovato, Keith Urban and you get the idea. The alpha star will be Barry Gibb, the last surviving Bee Gee, who will perform material from the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack that sold 582 zillion copies and secured the Bee Gees’ fame and fortune forever. When Gibb says he’s honored and appreciative, there’s no reason to doubt him. It’s hard not to appreciate the rewards you get from making the biggest selling movie soundtrack album of its era. It’s…
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