Posts tagged "Robin Gibb"

Pet Shop Boys Cover Bee Gees’ “I Started A Joke” As Robin Gibb Tribute: Listen

"Winner", the lead single from Pet Shop Boys' upcoming album Elysium (out September 11), is officially released this week as a digital EP that contains three B-sides: "A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi", "The Way Through The Woods" and "I Started A Joke". Vocalist Neil Tennant told PopJustice that "A …
By: Robbie Daw / August 6, 2012

Bee Gees’ Album Sales Jump 339% Following Robin Gibb’s Death

Billboard's new Top 200 album chart shows the first full effects of sales of Bee Gees LPs following the death of member Robin Gibb on May 20. (Gibb passed away on a Sunday, which is the day Billboard uses as the cut-off for weekly chart data.) The publication noted yesterday that …
By: Robbie Daw / May 31, 2012

Robin Gibb Public Memorial Planned, Singer’s Son Says He Died Of Kidney Failure, Not Cancer

Funeral plans for Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away on May 20 at age 62, have been revealed. The singer will be laid to rest in June during a private service near his home in Thame, Oxfordshire, in England. Following that, Gibb will be honored with a public memorial at St …
By: Robbie Daw / May 29, 2012

Robin Gibb Gets Touching Video Tribute From Bee Gees Brother Barry

Tributes have been pouring onto the Internet all week for late Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who passed away on Sunday at age 62 following a battle with cancer. But perhaps the one person fans of the legendary band have been waiting to hear from is surviving member Barry Gibb. While the singer …
By: Robbie Daw / May 23, 2012

Beyonce Tributes Bee Gees Singer Robin Gibb

After the passing of Bee Gees star Robin Gibb on Sunday at the age of 62, there's been an outpouring of online tributes from the singer's pop peers. The latest comes from Beyonce, who, as a member of Destiny's Child, covered Australian artist Samantha Sang's 1977 hit "Emotion". The song wa …
By: Robbie Daw / May 23, 2012

Robin Gibb: Watch Bee Gees’ Best Musical Moments

With the unfortunate passing of Bee Gees' member Robin Gibb, we're inspired to take a look back at the group's classic tunes and historic achievements from their celebrated career. Though Barry Gibb typically took on the role as frontman, all three members of the group performed in immediately recognizable three-part harmonies, and were responsible for writing every …
By: Becky Bain / May 20, 2012

Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb Dead At 62

Robin Gibb, lead singer and co-founder of the Bee Gees, died today (May 20) at 62 after an up-and-down two-year battle with cancer. Gibb's death comes less than a month after he had emerged from a coma and appeared to have a chance at recovery. It also comes just days after the …
By: Robbie Daw / May 20, 2012

Bee Gee Robin Gibb Awakens From Coma

Here's some happy news from the music world — Bees Gees' Robin Gibb has awakened from his coma and is reportedly in better health. The 62-year-old caught pneumonia following some intensive chemotherapy to treat his colorectal cancer and fell into a coma last weekend, from which his doctors weren't sure he'd recover. Fortunately, Gi …
By: X. Alexander / April 22, 2012

Thank You, YouTube, For Bringing Me Unedited “Solid Gold”

Any day that I'm on blogging duty, I wake up with the hope that the internet will have something magical for me that day. Most days, my level of satisfaction with what's out there is around a five or six on a scale of one to ten. But a day when I happen to stumble …
By: Dan Gibson / April 6, 2009