Sunday, May 20, 2012

Robin gibb

  • LONDON (Reuters) - Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who with brothers Barry and Maurice helped define the disco era with their falsetto harmonies and funky beats on smash hits such as Stayin Alive and Jive Talkin, has died after a long fight with cancer.
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  • Robin Gibb, one of three brothers who sold hundreds of millions of records as the Bee Gees but had mixed feelings about the group's "disco" image, died Sunday in England. He was 62.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • LONDON (AP) — Robin Gibb, one of the three Bee Gees whose falsetto harmonies powered such hits as "Stayin' Alive" and "Night Fever" and defined the flashy disco era died Sunday, his representative said. He was 62.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Gibb had a mostly unerring ear to what worked for the marketplace. The melodies and performances took care of themselves. The sound of those records, however, came in great part thanks to Gibb's role in the studio.
  • (Miami Herald)
  • Before the Bee Gees spread disco fever across radio waves, dance floors and movie screens, they were somewhat less known for their exquisite pop ballads. And they had a different lead singer: Robin Gibb, who succumbed to cancer today at the age of 62.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • It has not been the best week for disco. In just a few short days, two of the artists most identified with the era both passed away after battles with cancer: Donna Summer, and Bee Gees co-founder Robin Gibb.
  • (Entertainment Weekly Online)
  • Robin Gibb, one of the co-founders of the the disco legends the Bee Gees, passed away Sunday at the age of 62.
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  • The Billboard Music awards hit a somber note on the carpet today in Las Vegas, as celebs reacted to the news that Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb died this morning—he was 62.
  • (Entertainment Online)
  • One of the most beloved trios in pop history is now down to a single surviving member. Robin Gibb, 62, died Sunday of colorectal cancer — following twin brother Maurice, who died in 2003 after suffering a blocked intestine and cardiac arrest.
  • (News-Press)

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