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The Bee Gees: Tales of the Brothers Gibb
A comprehensive portrait of those cheerful pop monkeys The Bee Gees, from their Manchester beginnings through a forty year career, taking in 60's pop-stardom, the Disco years and the legendary soundtrack to 'Saturday Night Fever', as well as personal stories of triumph and tragedy.
Paperback, 720 pages
Published 2001 by Omnibus Press
(first published October 2000)
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Finished at last. All any Bee Gees fan could ask for in the amount of detail, and fantastic appendices of songs and albums. I'm glad I got an older edition, as 2 deaths were enough for me. I was a bit of a wreck when I finished it this morning, after Maurice died.
Since I'm a huge Bee Gees fan from way back in '67 when I was a teenager of 18-19, this was a book right up my alley. And, as The Bee Gees are my age, I grew up with them.
The Bee Gees have proved to everyone that their longevity has been what has sustained them through 50 years and with being brothers, have had a spiritual type bond, unlike other groups.
Barry, the oldest of The Bee Gees, said, "We made a pact between the three of us that, hell or high water, we were going to be a famous pop grou ...more