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2014

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Hear a Song Off Robin Gibb's New Posthumous LP

July 30, 2014

Between 2006 and 2008, a few years before cancer took his life in May 2012, Robin Gibb returned to the studio to record what would have been a largely autobiographical final LP. Now, Gibb's wife Dwina and son R.J. are releasing the best of those sessions...

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Barry Gibb: The Last Brother

July 4, 2014

A couple of Decembers ago, back before he had any idea he'd be launching his first tour in 15 years, Barry Gibb sat at home in Miami, watching Fox News on his couch. Rep. John Boehner was talking about the fiscal cliff. Gibb was flat on his back in white...

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'Talk Dirty to Me' in 20 Different Styles

May 6, 2014

The singer who treated the Internet to a version of Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" as performed by everyone from Kurt Cobain to Frank Sinatra, is back with his new offering: Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty to Me" sung in 20 different musical styles. 20 Unforgettable...

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Barry Gibb Sings the Everlys

January 28, 2014

A month after Barry Gibb and his falsetto made a surprise appearance on the Saturday Night Live that Jimmy Fallon was hosting, the Bee Gee stopped by Late Night last night to sing songs by another set of musical siblings, the Everly Brothers. Although...

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Barry Gibb Covers Springsteen In Boston

May 16, 2014

Barry Gibb kicked off his American tour Thursday night at the Boston Garden, and midway through the show he took a break from the Bee Gees hits to return a favor to Bruce Springsteen, who played "Stayin' Alive" on his recent tour of Australia. "My inspiration,...

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Bruce Springsteen Covers 'Stayin' Alive'

February 27, 2014

Bruce Springsteen opened up his final show in Australia with an epic rendition of an all-time classic about finding the strength to keep on keepin' on in this cruel world: not "Jungleland," not "Prove It All Night," not even "Thunder Road," but the...

2013

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Randy Newman Defends Disco at RRHOF

April 19, 2013

Though Randy Newman doesn't evoke the image of a traditional rocker, with tuneful, mordant piano songs, the proflic singer-songwriter got his due from the rock world last night with his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "It's an honor...

2012

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On the Charts: John Mayer Knocks Down Adam Lambert

May 30, 2012

WINNER OF THE WEEK: John Mayer. Despite a serious throat condition that prevented him from doing many shows or interviews, the singer-guitarist parked Born and Raised at Number One on Billboard's album chart, selling 219,000 copies. Mayer knocked down...

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Robin Gibb's Health Improves

April 22, 2012

Robin Gibb's doctors say that the Bee Gees founder is making an astonishing recovery from the grave health problems that he has been battling. "Only three days ago, I warned Robin’s wife, Dwina, son, Robin John and brother, Barry, that I feared...

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'Glee' Recap: Put on Your Boogie Shoes

April 18, 2012

It's only been two months since the last tribute episode, so it's about time Glee tackled another milestone in pop culture history, right? This time around, it's disco – more specifically, the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack – as a part of...

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Date Set for Private Robin Gibb Funeral

May 30, 2012

The funeral for Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb is set for June 8th in the U.K. The service will be private, for family and friends only. Gibb's family has requested no flowers for the service, but instead encourages donations to the Rebecca House and...

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Robin Gibb Wakes from Coma

April 21, 2012

After slipping into a coma more than a week ago, the Bee Gees' Robin Gibb has regained consciousness, the BBC reports. Gibb's representative Doug Wright confirmed to the BBC that the singer is showing signs of recovery and has been able to nod and communicate...

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Report: Robin Gibb in a Coma

April 14, 2012

The Bee Gees' Robin Gibb is in a coma at a hospital in London, according to numerous reports from the U.K. Gibb's representative Doug Wright confirmed the reports to CNN. The Sun reports that Gibb has developed pneumonia and that his wife,...

2011

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Robin Gibb Struggling With Liver Cancer

November 21, 2011

Robin Gibb, one of the two surviving members of the Bee Gees, has revealed that he is suffering from liver cancer. Though the singer was diagnosed several months ago, he was rushed to a hospital in England last week for emergency treatment. Gibb was released...

2009

Album Review

Odessa [Expanded Version]

February 5, 2009

During 1967 and 1968, the Bee Gees became an international phenomenon with three albums and many more singles of folky balladry, most of them smashes. That stopped when their lavish 1969 double LP, Odessa, produced zero hits; guitarist Vince Melouney...

2007

Album Review

The Studio Albums 1967-1968

March 10, 2007

At the beginning of 1967, the three Gibb brothers got on a boat and left behind a marginal Australian career with hopes of making it big in England. By April they had an international hit with "New York Mining Disaster 1941," which established their formula...

2005

Album Review

This Is Where I Came In

May 15, 2005

At no point on the twenty-eighth Bee Gees studio album does Barry Gibb really unleash that falsetto — what former producer Arif Mardin called his method of "screaming in tune." This Is Where I Came In is a little light on the Brothers Gibb's trademark...

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