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Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees and Cream Manager, Dead at 81

January 4, 2016

Robert Stigwood, manager of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups like Cream and the Bee Gees and producer of films like Saturday Night Fever and Grease, passed away. Stigwood was 81. Spencer Gibb, the son of Bee Gees' Robin Gibb and Stigwood's...


Flashback: Bee Gees Sing With Glen Campbell, Willie Nelson

August 26, 2015

In 1979, the Bee Gees were busy extricating themselves from the growing backlash against the decade's biggest phenomenon – disco. Arguably the biggest recording act on the planet, the brothers Gibb (Barry, Maurice and Robin) attempted to move past...


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...


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...


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...


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,...


Remembering The Bee Gees' Maurice Gibb

February 20, 2003

Singer Maurice Gibb, of disco kings the Bee Gees, died in a Miami hospital on January 12th after suffering complications from an intestinal blockage. He was fifty-three. Indulging in their love of American R&B, the Bee Gees – Maurice, twin...


Bee Gees: The Saga of a Not-So-Average White Band

July 14, 1977

Below is an excerpt of an article that originally appeared in RS 243 from July, 14, 1977. This issue and the rest of the Rolling Stone archives are available via Rolling Stone Plus, Rolling Stone's premium subscription plan. If you are already a subscriber,...


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...


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...


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...


'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...


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...


How Can You Mend a Broken Group? The Bee Gees Did It With Disco

July 14, 1977

LONDON — 67 Brook Street, Mayfair, is sometimes referred to as the house that Cream built. It predates Cream by quite a bit, actually, but that's not what they mean. What they mean is that this is the house that Cream bought. The man they bought...