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The Bees Gees: From Down Under To Disco

Profile by Steve Turner, History of Rock, The, 1984

SINCE ENTERING POP MUSIC in the Fifties, the Bees Gees have had three careers on three continents, each more successful than its predecessor. The first ...

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Bee Gee Barry Gibb (2001)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 2001

Barry takes us through the '60s, starting in Australia before hitting Swinging London, hanging out with Stones and Beatles, the drugs and booze, and his close relationship with Robert Stigwood

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 60meg, total interview length: 65' 29" sound quality: ****

The Bee Gees' Maurice Gibb (2001)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 2001

The late Bee Gee Maurice takes us back to the early days in Manchester, Australia and Swinging London, meeting Lulu, his battle with the bottle, and talks about songwriting and that run-in with Clive Anderson.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 60.3meg, total interview length: 1h 5' 51" sound quality: ****

The Bee Gees' Robin Gibb (2001)

Interview by Johnny Black, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 2001

Surviving the Hither Green railway crash; his role within the Bee Gees; Robert Stigwood, NEMS and Brian Epstein's death; the Odessa album, and much more.

File format: mp3 File size: 60.8mb Interview length: 1h 06' 25"; Sound quality: *****

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Who, Prince Buster, Bee Gees et al: New Singles Reviewed

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, April 1967

Top class, dramatic newie from Bee Gees, and a not so commercial Tremeloes — slow soul from Sam & Dave, & delicate new P. P. ...

The Bee Gees: Anaheim Convention Centre, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Ann Moses, NME, February 1968

BEE GEES TRIUMPH ...

The Bee Gees; Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, April 1968

WE HAVE seen group wars and feuds before, but nothing like the battle for fans between the Bee Gees and Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick ...

My Adventures With The Bee Gees!

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, Flip, September 1968

THE FIRST TIME I met the Bee Gees they were surrounded by huge clouds of smoke, manufactured by an "ice-machine" in an enormous TV studio ...

Was Robin The Key Figure In The Bee Gees' Success?

Interview by Keith Altham, Top Pops, August 1969

WITH ROBIN GIBB hurtling up the charts with his first solo single, 'Saved by the Bell', it would appear that the answer to the question, ...

Bee Gees: Main Course

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, July 1975

FOR THE BEE GEES, "change is now," as the Byrds expressed it on the backside of their 1967 mid-charter 'Goin' Back' (Columbia 44362). ...

Back on course with the Bee Gees

Interview by Charles Bermant, Sounds, August 1975

BARRY GIBB IS pleased. It is a good season for ‘the Bee Gees (Barry and his brothers, Maurice and Robin) whose new Main Course album ...

The Bee Gees: Main Course

Review by Jaan Uhelszki, Creem, October 1975

THE BEE GEES are back. If you said it's like they never left you'd be absolutely right, and would win the $5.98 question, redeemable in ...

Bee Gees: Children of the World

Review by Joe McEwen, Rolling Stone, November 1976

FROM MUSHY pop ballads through late-Sixties psychedelia and low-key rock, the Bee Gees have demonstrated a chameleonlike ability to adapt to disparate pop trends. These ...

The Bee Gees: Nights on Broadway

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, December 1976

BEE GEES: 'The Beatles influenced us in the early days and before that Neil Sedaka. Now we let Stevie Wonder influence us.' ...

The Bee Gees: The Tide Has Turned

Interview by Stephen Demorest, Circus, January 1977

From Their Home on the Isle of Man, the Bee Gees Return ...

Saturday Night Fever (X)

Film/DVD Review by Nick Kent, NME, March 1978

Directed by John Badham. Starring John Travolta (CIC) ...

Confessions of A Bee Gees Fan

Essay by Simon Frith, Creem, June 1978

THE OTHER day I read this shocking story in the Sun: it seems that when Andy Gibb set off from Australia to find fame, fortune ...

The Bee Gees: Spirits Having Flown

Review by Simon Frith, Melody Maker, February 1979

MOST OF the tracks on Spirits Having Flown would fit snugly enough onto Saturday Night Fever. The Bee Gees have stuck to their disco formula: ...

The Bee Gees, Larry Pryce (Panther)

Book Review by Mary Harron, Melody Maker, April 1979

Oh what a boring book we see When Larry practises to Bee Gee ...

The Bee Gees: Forgive and Forget

Interview by Adrian Deevoy, Q, June 1989

They made the parquet-pounding record that launched the jacket-shedding dance that gave birth to the thing they call Disco. And for this appalling misdemeanor The ...

The Bee Gees: Back to Blighty, 1967

Book Excerpt by Andrew Môn Hughes, Melinda Bilyeu, Hector Cook, Omnibus Books, 2000

An extract from The Bee Gees: Tales Of The Brothers Gibb by Melinda Bilyeu, Hector Cook and Andrew Môn Hughes, first published by Omnibus Press ...

How the Bee Gees got into Disco: An Oral History of Main Course

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, Q, April 2000

NOTE: This is a considerably extended version of the piece published in Q. ...

The Bee Gees: You Lookin' At Me?

Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, May 2001

"WHAT IMAGE?" ASKS BARRY Gibb. "I haven't got an image." What he does have, though, is a guitar. It's a second-hand customised hollow-bodied Epiphone, bought ...

The Bee Gees: The Rogue Gene

Retrospective and Interview by Johnny Black, MOJO, June 2001

IT WAS EASTER 1965. THE STONES were at Number 1 in the UK with 'The Last Time', The Beatles and The Supremes were battling it ...

Pronounced "Morris", By The Way: The Rare, The Precious, The Death of a Bee Gee

Obituary by Gary Pig Gold, earcandymag.com, February 2003

JOHN ENTWISTLE. George Harrison. So how come it's the utterly coolest-by-far members of some of our all-time favorite bands who seem to be departing far, ...

The Grim Reporter February 2003

Obituary by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, February 2003

Phast Phreddie Patterson on those gone but not forgotten ...

Bee Gees' Generations

Report by Charles Bermant, Rock's Backpages, January 2007

PORTLAND, OREGON USA – Last year, self-proclaimed pop music geek Ellen Osborn was tooling around town when she got an idea: "There should be an ...

The Bee Gees: Fifty Years Of The Brothers Gibb

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Music Week, January 2010

ON DECEMBER 28, 1957, Manchester skiffle combo The Rattlesnakes first earned money from their ability to sing in harmony with a ten-minute slot at the ...

The Bee Gees: 1st Vinyl Icon

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Hi-Fi News & Record Review, June 2011

ON JANUARY 3, 1967, failed Australian pop trio The Bee Gees set sail for England, aboard the SS Fairsky. By the middle of that summer, ...

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