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Interview With Samantha Gibb on "Please Don't Turn Out the Lights" A Tribute Album to the Bee Gees

March 17th 2017 I've been a fan of the Bee Gees for over four decades and was delighted to get the opportunity to review a new album, "Please Don't Turn Out the Lights' by their children. On April 14th, during the 50th Anniversary of the Bee Gees, the children and younger sister of Andy, Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb are releasing a tribute album, “Please Don’t Turn Out the Lights”. The title track features the eldest child of all four brothers harmonising in a style reminiscent of their father’s. It started with just one single, Samantha’s recording of “New York Mining Disaster 1941” with producer Lazaro Rodriguez. As members of her family listened to the track, they were eager to record their own version of their favourite Bee Gees song. Even though this family of artists is located all over the globe, they came together to make this 10 track album. Personally, I love the album, the children seem to all of inherited their famous father's musical …
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23-02-2017Shepherds and Butchers was nominated for Best Original Song. The film won this category with the song Angels written by Barry Gibb and performed by Vusi Mahlasela
Angels’, especially written for SHEPHERDS AND BUTCHERS, was composed by Barry Gibb (co-founder of the Bee Gees) with ‘The Voice of South Africa’, Vusi Mahlasela performing the song. ‘Angels’ is written by Barry Gibb, Stephen Gibb and Ashley Gibb. Directed by award-winning director, Oliver Schmitz and produced by Anant Singh and Brian Cox. The film also sees an ensemble of well-known South African talent including Garion Dowds, Deon Lotz, Robert Hobbs, Eduan van Jaarsveldt, Marcel van Heerden and Sylvia Mdunyelwa.

Gibb explained what spurred him to write the song: “We were just inspired by the film. The very thought of the way we all treat each other, and the inhumanity that we all tend to experience as a culture really struck us as profound, and of course, the film is profound. We do take a stand against capital pun…

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Gibb Family Honors Their Legacy With Bee Gees Tribute Album

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 22, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ —
 The rich musical legacy of the Bee Gees and their brother Andy Gibb continues to entertain millions of fans across the globe, and today the next generation of Gibbs announced a project honoring their music with new interpretations of classic songs. Spearheaded by Maurice’s daughter Samantha and producer Lazaro Rodriguez, the project features contributions from ten different members of the family including children of all four brothers – Maurice, Robin, Andy, and Barry, who this past month released his third solo album.Sparked by Samantha and Lazaro creating one Bee Gees cover on their own, they realized the musical potential and that it was time to do something more. Samantha reached out to her brother, aunt, and cousins and very quickly they all agreed to take part. “Everyone wanted to be involved. We are all true fans of their [Bee Gees] music and there is a connection for us, family,” says Samantha.Each family member created u…