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The Bee Gees' Barry Gibb on success, loss and finding contentment

april 14Th 2017 He is the last surviving Bee Gee, but at 70 years old, Barry Gibb said he is enjoying being his age. “The point comes when young ladies look at you, but they’re actually looking over your shoulder... when that starts happening, that’s the moment,” Gibb told “CBS This Morning: Saturday” co-host Anthony Mason at his home in Miami Beach.   When asked by Mason what it felt like to have once been widely considered a sex symbol, Gibb replied humbly, “Well, I haven’t experienced it yet. But if I do, I’ll call you right away.”  The Bee Gees, comprised of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, recorded or wrote more than 40 top 40 hits across four decades. Their remarkable career will be celebrated in a prime time special Sunday night on CBS


On having a primetime special, Gibb said, “Well, it’s dozens of thoughts. How much laughter we actually had. How many really nice songs we came up with. And hearing other people sing them.” Forty years ago this December, “Saturday Night Fev…

CBS Barry Gibb on Bee Gees' success, sibling rivalry

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Tune in: Celebrate the Bee Gees April 16 on CBS

Join The Recording Academy's 40th-anniversary celebration of the landmark Saturday Night Fever film soundtrack with artists such as Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas, Celine Dion, Keith Urban, and the Bee Gees' Barry Gibb. "Stayin' Alive: A GRAMMY Salute To The Music Of The Bee Gees" airs on Sunday, April 16 at 8–10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS. Don't miss it! https://www.grammy.com/videos/tune-in-celebrate-the-bee-gees-april-16-on-cbs

Barry Gibb, The Jacksons, Chic to play 2017 Glastonbury Festival

A bevy of artists have been added to the 2017 edition of the U.K.’s famous Glastonbury Festival, including a number of well-known veteran acts. Among the new additions to the bill are Bee Gees legend Barry Gibb, The Jacksons, Chic and Kris Kristofferson. Other artists slated to perform at the festival include Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Lorde, Solange, The Flaming Lips and previously announced headliners Foo Fighters and Radiohead. Glastonbury 2017 will be held June 21-25 at Worthy Farm in Pilton, England. http://beegeesfanfever.blogspot.nl/

The Bee Gees - Mr Natural Original Footage 1974

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Growing up Peta Gibb: A complicated relationship with a very famous father

PETA Weber has never wanted to speak publicly about her father, Andy Gibb, the youngest brother of Bee Gees fame. She didn’t want to acknowledge that she had a celebrity dad and until now, she hasn’t been ready to speak about some of the more painful memories of what that entailed. But after a reunion this year with her cousins to record an album together called The Gibb Collective, she’s finally ready to embrace that famous surname. She’s told her story exclusively to news.com.au. “HE WAS JUST A GUY ON THE END OF THE PHONE ... ” “I didn’t have the chance to get to know my father as well as I should have,” says Peta. “As I grew I learned that he was famous, and that he had famous siblings, but for me he was just a guy on the end of the telephone line.” Peta’s mother and Andy married here in Australia. It was around this time that things were really taking off for his brothers in America, and it was not long before Andy got the call to come over and join them. So, it was with excitement a…