Bee Gees

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Bono says pressure to look ‘macho’ made him hide his love of Abba
U2 singer recalls growing up with Swedish pop group’s music in 1970s Dublin, during BBC session with The Edge

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

16, Mar, 2023 @5:53 PM

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The Bee Gees’ 40 greatest songs – ranked!
As their worst album, Life in a Tin Can, turns 50, we celebrate the best of a catalogue that spans post-Beatles experimentalism, elegiac psychedelia – and, of course, disco

Alexis Petridis

19, Jan, 2023 @1:50 PM

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Saturday Night Fever review – don’t drop that glitter ball!
Big-hearted production ticks all the visual boxes of the 70s classic, and pro dancers tidy the raw edges but at times the floor fails to light up

Miriam Gillinson

17, Feb, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘The Wizard of Oz of entertainment’: the incredible career of Robert Stigwood
He managed the Bee Gees and created Saturday Night Fever but the closeted impressario ‘never felt that sense of success’ according to a new documentary

Jim Farber

08, Dec, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Bee Gees star Sir Barry Gibb to feature on Isle of Man stamps
Singer says he is ‘very proud’ of Manx roots and ‘honoured’ to appear on seven stamps

Nadia Khomami

03, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Beer, bass notes and the Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb: my night at Brisbane’s revitalised Pub Choir
Pub Choir is founded on the principle that everyone can sing and that it feels good, especially when done in large groups with added alcohol

Andrew Stafford

10, May, 2021 @2:24 AM

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Barry Gibb and Friends: Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Vol 1 review – a missed opportunity
The last surviving Bee Gee takes the easy route with these glossy, country-inflected retakes of their greatest hits with Dolly Parton, Sheryl Crow et al

Kitty Empire

09, Jan, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Barry Gibb: Greenfields – Gibb Brothers' Songbook Vol 1 review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
With subtle, beautiful arrangements, this foray into country-pop with covers by the likes of Dolly Parton, Jason Isbell and Gillian Welch is testament to the Bee Gees’ greatness

Alexis Petridis

07, Jan, 2021 @11:30 AM

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The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart review – fame, hair and regrets
Made with the only remaining band member, Barry Gibb, this documentary explores the family impact of huge fame

Andrew Pulver

11, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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The Bee Gees’ Barry Gibb: ‘There’s fame and there’s ultra-fame – it can destroy you’
The band’s last surviving member talks about falling out with his brothers before they died, how his wife saved him from drugs – and why he had to ask Michael Jackson to leave his house

Alexis Petridis

07, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Suzanne Vega's teenage obsessions: 'Taxi Driver captured something awful but made it beautiful'
In the first of a weekly series where film and music stars discuss their youthful fixations, the US singer recalls silly walks and Saturday Night Fever dance classes

Interview by Dave Simpson

03, Sep, 2020 @3:30 PM

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The 100 greatest UK No 1s: 100-1
Look back on our complete countdown of the greatest UK No 1s, from the Beatles to Baby D, and So Solid Crew to Suzi Quatro

Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Alexis Petridis and Laura Snapes

05, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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