Who are the Bee Gees?
The Bee Gees are three brothers:
Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb ;
They are in the top five of the most successful recording artists
of all time.
- Barry (Sept. 1, 1946) vocals and guitar
- Robin (Dec. 22, 1949) vocals
- Maurice (Dec. 22, 1949 - January 11, 2003) vocals, bass, guitar, keyboards
A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY
- Barry was born (1946) in the Isle of Man (British Isles);
twins Maurice and Robin
were born three years later.
- Younger brother Andy who had a solo career died at age 30 (1988)
- The "Brothers Gibb" (BGs) first performed in 1955 in Manchester.
- The family moved to Australia in 1958.
- They made many appearances on radio and tv.
- The Bee Gees moved back to the UK and signed a recording contract.
- They had first #1 hit in 1967 (over 60 top hits singles)
- The brothers moved to the US in the mid 70s
- They wrote soundtracks for Grease, Saturday Night Fever, Stayin Alive
- Saturday Night Fever is the best selling movie soundtrack (with
three #1 hits)
- Over 900 artists have performed their songs (Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
(Islands in the Stream), Barbra Streisand (Guilty), Diana Ross (Chain Reaction),
Dionne Warwick (Heartbreaker), Elvis, Janis Jooplin, Destiny's
Child, Celine Dion.)
- inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame
and have received numerous awards.
SOME OF THEIR HITS
- New York Mining Disaster 1941 (1967)
- To Love Somebody (1967)
- Words (1968)
- I've Gotta Get a Message to You (1968)
- I Started a Joke (1969)
- Lonely Days
- How Can You Mend a Broken Heart ?
- Run To Me
- Jive Talking (1975)
- Nights on Broadway (1975)
- You Should be Dancing (1976)
- Night Fever (1977)
- Stayin Alive (1977)
- How Deep is Your Love? (1977)
- More Than a Woman (1977)
- Too Much Heaven (1978)
- Tragedy (1979)
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Group: "How Deep Is Your
Album of the Year: Saturday Night Fever
Best Pop Vocal Performance, Group : Saturday Night Fever
- Best Arrangement: Stayin' Alive
Best Pop Vocal Performance: Barbra
Streisand and Barry Gibb for "Guilty".
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