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NEWS, January 23rd.

  New 5 CD release

New 5 CD release On March 24, a 5 CD box will be released covering the mid- to late-'70s hits of The Bee Gees. (see tracklist) http://musictap.com   (scroll down) and www.amazon.com This project is another release by Warner. According to management the deal with Warner Music Group will be ending at the end of 2016.

Marion: GSI 01/23/15  

NEWS, January 21st.

  Steve Gibb interview

Stephen Gibb     ©  Esther Bredero
Stephen Gibb ( Barry's son) joins Sandra and Wenda to share family stories and his own musical adventures. He talks about his childhood and family and future plans.
News: after the presentation of the Grammy February 7th. Barry will start working and recording on his new solo album according to Steve. Which is planned to be ready for release by the end of 2015, early 2016. http://sofloradio.com

  New song by Samantha Gibb
www.youtube.com

Marion: GSI 01/21/15  

NEWS, December 20th.

  The Joy Of The Bee Gees
Last night on BBC 4 was a perfect night for Bee Gees music lovers. First the pogram The Joy Of The Bee Gees followed by another BBC shows about The Bee Gees called: The Bee Gees at the BBC... and Beyond 2014, with their career shown in wonderful clips. Watch The Joy Of The Bee Gees at: www.youtube.com

  Grammy Award for Bee Gees

We already mentioned it earlier: The Bee Gees will finally receive a Grammy. In a special ceremony on February 7th. Barry and the family of Maurice and Robin will receive The Lifetime Achievement Grammy for all of their work. The annual Grammy Award show will follow the day afterwards on February 8th.
More details when available.
CONGRATS TO THE BEE GEES AND THEIR MUSIC!

Marion: GSI 12/20/14  

NEWS, December 18th.

  The Recording Academy announces Special Merit Awards!!

The Recording Academy (www.grammy.org) announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are amongst others: THE BEE GEES! and George Harrison. "This year we pay tribute to exceptional creators who have made prolific contributions to our culture and history," said Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow. "It is an honor and a privilege to recognize such a diverse group of talented trailblazers, whose incomparable bodies of work and timeless legacies will continue to be celebrated for generations to come." The Bee Gees, comprising of brothers Barry, Maurice* and Robin Gibb*, were one of the most successful groups in pop history with hits such as "Stayin' Alive," "How Can You Heal A Broken Heart" and "How Deep Is Your Love." The trio's contributions to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack made it one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time, selling more than 15 million copies in the United States and garnering the group four GRAMMYs, including Album Of The Year and Producer Of The Year. *Denotes posthumous. Established in 1957, The Recording Academy is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY AWARDS - the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music - The Recording Academy is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs. The Academy continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music MAKERS and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture.
Grammy Awards: Sunday, February 8th. 2015!!
More at:
www.broadwayworld.com   www.grammy.com   www.facebook.com/TheGRAMMYs

  GSI Tip
BEE GEES with Cilla Black www.youtube.com

Marion: GSI 12/18/14  

NEWS, November 30th.

  The Joy Of The Bee Gees
TV documentary (60 minutes) and tribute about The Bee Gees on BBC 4 in Britain, first planned for Boxing Day will now be aired Friday, December 19th. BBC 4. 9 pm. (British Time!).
Watch online: www.tvrage.com
Included with interviews of people who've worked with The Bee Gees, like amongst others Blue Weaver.

Marion: GSI 11/30/14  

More News 2014
NEWS, January 22nd.

  The Grammy Lifetime Achievenment Award
The Grammy Lifetime Achievenment Award presentation to Barry Gibb for The Bee Gees will be on February 7th. There will probably be made a video recording available of this event soon afterwards at www.grammy.com, GSI will keep you informed. There's an event planned by Barry around February / March in Florida we hope to have details soon. Late in February Barry will start working on and recording his new solo album. It's planned to be ready for release by the end of this year / early 2016. Afterwards there are concerts planned for the greater part of 2016. In the breaks of Barry 2016 tour his eldest son Steve is trying to finish his own solo record as well as some other projects too. More details when available.
We keep you informed.

Marion: GSI 01/22/15  

NEWS, January 5th.

  Grammy - Life Time Achievement Award 2015
The Recording Academy announced its 2015 Special Merit Awards recipients. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award recipients are amongst others like earlier mentioned: The Bee Gees. A special invitation-only ceremony will be held during Grammy Week on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, and a formal acknowledgment will be made during the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards telecast, which will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, and broadcast live at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CBS Television Network. The ceremony on February 7th. won't be aired on TV though! GSI doesn't know yet who of the Gibb Family is attending this ceremony. www.grammy.org

Marion: GSI 01/05/15  

NEWS, December 31th. 2014
                   January 1st. 2015

  A New Year

We start a new year with GSI website (and Facebook group) and hope being able again to share with you in this new year: everything Gibb related. This week GSI received a short update message from Barry Gibb and his team in Miami Beach. Unfortunately there are no touring plans for 2015 but there may be one or two charity events where he does a short performance. We have at this time no details yet about these plans to announce. Then there is of course the Grammy presentation in February! As for recording: Barry is planning on writing and putting down a few demos in the new year so as to try out his newly refitted analogue home studio. However we'll have to wait and see where that may or may not lead too. GSI will update when more news becomes available of course.

Barry is planning to visit Australia, probably in September. Unfortunately there is no DVD release of the Mythology tour planned. The Bee Gees are been honoured with a lifetime achievement award at an event in Los Angeles on Feb 7 the day before the televised Grammys in the USA on Feb 8 th.
(thanks Dick Ashby)

  GSI TIPS
Some nice video clips to start the year with:
 ROBIN GIBB -Good Morning Britain- 1986 youtube.com
 Bee Gees Chuck Berry Johnny B Goode (Live At Midnight Special 73) www.youtube
 BEE GEES -Blick- on Sat1 youtube.com
 BEE GEES in Hamburg-Germany 1989 youtube.com
 DWINA GIBB & ROBIN GIBB Art Exhibition in "Heart Of The Country" youtube.com
 1989 Bee Gees interview from NY youtube.com
 Bee Gees - Lollipop youtube.com
 Reelin' and Rockin' - Chuck Berry The Midnight Special 1973 youtube.com

Marion: GSI 12/31/14 - 01/01/15 

NEWS, December 9th.

  The Joy Of The Bee Gees

GSI already mentioned earlier about the special documentary BBC is going to air about The Bee Gees this year. The program is called: The Joy of the Bee Gees and will be aired on the British BBC Four at 9 pm on 19th Dec 2014. (local British Time!) This is be followed by an hour long compilation of Bee Gees' performances and promos called Bee Gees at the BBC...and beyond - which features performances from 1967 up to 2001, including a recent discovery of World from Top of the Pops 1967, How Can You Mend A Broken Heart from Whittakers's World Of Music 1972 to an acoustic of To Love Somebody from The Late Show 1994.
The contributors:
Barry Gibb
Alexis Petridis Music Journalist
Bill Oakes Former Head of RSO
Billy Gaff RSO Agent
Vince Melouney The 5th Bee Gee
John Lydon Fan
Guy Chambers Record Producer
Gary Brooker Procol Harum
Mykaell Riley Record Producer
Steve Levine Record Produce
r Ana Matronic Scissor Sisters
Mike Quinn Bee Gees' Tour Compere 1968
Helen Walmsley-Johnson Journalist
Blue Weaver Bee Gees' Musician
Mark Moore S'Express
Alan Jones Writer
Philip Pope The Heebeegeebees
(Thanks BBC: Dione Newton).

News,Radio Times  review


  GSI Tips
  Simon Henderson tells about Robin: www.google.de

Marion: GSI 12/09/14  


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