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Barry Gibb

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Barry Gibb

Musician, singer and songwriter and producer, who rose to worldwide fame as a founding member of the Bee Gees add

Category: Music

Born in 1946.

Countries: United States (42%), United Kingdom (19%), Australia (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Bee Gees, Robin Gibb, Barbra Streisand

Linked to: Dionne Warwick, Buckingham Palace, Financial Times, Hard Rock Cafe

 

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Barry Gibb was born in 1946 add something


1953

He and his family moved to Chorlton-cum-Hardy in Manchester in 1953 add something


1960

P. P. Arnold - After the collapse of Immediate in the late 1960s, Arnold signed a production contract with the Robert Stigwood Organisation and released two singles on the Polydor label, produced by Barry Gibb of The Bee Gees, but a planned album with Gibb was never completed


1963

Vince Melouney - He is a founding member of Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs, playing with the band as lead guitarist from 1963 to 1965, which was followed by a short-lived duo with fellow Aztec Tony Barber, called Vince & Tony's Two. In 1966, he released "I Need Your Lovin' Tonight" and its B-side "Mystery Train", Barry Gibb, Robin_Gibb and Maurice Gibb sings backup vocals on both songs


1964

In 1964, he wrote the songs "House Without Windows" and "And I'll Be Happy" for Trevor Gordon add something


1965

In 1965, he wrote the songs "Little Miss Rhythm and Blues" and "Here I Am" for Trevor add something


1966

Barry Gibb's first marriage was to Maureen Bates, whom he married on 22 August 1966, when he was 19 years old add something


1967

In 1967, the Gibb family returned to England add something


1969

After Robin's temporary departure from the Bee Gees in 1969, Gibb recorded his first solo album "The Kid's No Good" in 1970 add something

 

In 1969, after Robin quit the group, they recorded the songs for their seventh album "Cucumber Castle", all of the songs sung by Barry, except the song "My Thing" add something

 

The song "One Bad Thing" and its B-side "The Day Your Eyes Meet Mine" which he considered as the second single off the album were proposed to be released as a single around October 1970 add something

 

In June 1969, Gibb co-wrote "The Love of a Woman" and its B-side "Don't Let It Happen Again", Samantha Sang's first single add something

 

In October 1969, he produced the Samantha Sang songs "Please Don't Take My Man Away" and another Bee Gees song "The Day Your Eyes Meet Mine", both songs was not released add something

 

Samantha Sang - In 1969, Sang travelled to the United Kingdom where Barry Gibb heard her singing and urged his manager, Robert Stigwood, to sign her

 

Bee Gees - On 1 December 1969, Barry and Maurice parted ways


1970

The couple lived together for only a short time, and were divorced in 1970 add something

 

On 1 September 1970 , he married the former Miss Edinburgh, Linda Gray add something

 

Bee Gees - The group sang three-part tight harmonies that were instantly recognisable; Robin's clear vibrato lead was a hallmark of their earlier hits, while Barry's R&B falsetto became their signature sound during the late 1970s and 1980s

 

Bee Gees - In February 1970 Barry recorded a solo album which never saw official release either, though "I'll Kiss Your Memory" was released as a single backed by "This Time" without much interest


1973

In 1973, the Bee Gees' 11th album "Life in a Tin Can" was released, Barry sang the lead on the album's lead single "Saw a New Morning" add something


1976

Vince Melouney - In the summer of 1976, he met up with Bee Gee Barry Gibb and they wrote "Let It Ride" and "Morning Rain", but both songs were not recorded


1977

Also in 1977, Barry takes the lead vocals on the songs "How Deep Is Your Love", "Stayin' Alive" and "Night Fever" both songs were reached No. 1 in the US. In 1979, the Bee Gees' 1979 album "Spirits Having Flown" reached No. 1 in the US, most of the songs were performed by Barry add something

 

In 1977, Gibb saw five of his songs simultaneously enter the Top Ten of the Billboard Hot 100, and for one week in March, four of the top five songs were written by him add something

 

In 1977, Gibb wrote "I Just Want to Be Your Everything", Andy Gibb's first US No. 1, and provided backup vocals add something

 

His songs were No. 1 for 27 out of 37 weeks from 24 December 1977 to 2 September 1978 add something


1978

In 1978, he sang backup vocals, arranged and produced the Andy Gibb's 1978 album "Shadow Dancing" add something


1979

After the Bee Gees' 1979 Spirits Having Flown Tour, he started to record demos for Barbra Streisand in October 1979 add something


1980

Also in that year, he sung backup vocals, playing guitar, synthesizer and produced the Andy Gibb's 1980 album "After Dark" add something

 

In 1980, he produced the Barbra Streisand's album "Guilty" add something

 

Bee Gees - In 1980 Barry Gibb worked with Barbra Streisand on her album "Guilty"

 

Bee Gees - Robin and Barry Gibb released various solo albums in the 1980s but only with sporadic and moderate chart success


1982

In 1982, he produced the Dionne Warwick's album "Heartbreaker" and in 1983, he produced the Kenny Rogers' album "Eyes That See in the Dark" add something

 

Bee Gees - In 1982, Dionne Warwick enjoyed a UK No. 2 and US Adult Contemporary No. 1 with her comeback single, "Heartbreaker", taken from her album of the same name written largely by the Bee Gees and co-produced by Barry Gibb

 

Dionne Warwick - The project came about when Clive Davis was attending his aunt's wedding in Orlando, Florida in early 1982 and spoke with Barry Gibb


1983

Bee Gees - A year later Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers recorded the Bee Gees-penned track "Islands in the Stream", which became a US No. 1 hit and Top 10 in the UK. Rogers' 1983 album, "Eyes That See in the Dark", was written entirely by the Bee Gees and co-produced by Barry


1985

The first single released on the album "Shine, Shine" it reached No. 34 in the US and reached No. 10 in the US Adult Contemporary Charts, the second single "Fine Line" did not chart in US or UK. In 1985, he produced the Diana Ross' album "Eaten Alive" add something

 

Larry Gatlin - In 1985, Gatlin wrote the song "Indian Summer" with Barry Gibb, which he recorded as a duet with Roy Orbison


1986

In 1986, he recorded an unreleased album called "Moonlight Madness", Several songs would later appear on the "Hawks" soundtrack add something


1994

In 1994, Barry Gibb, along with brothers Robin and Maurice, was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame; in 1997 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame add something


1997

When the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, their citation read "Only Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Michael Jackson, Garth Brooks and Paul McCartney have outsold the Bee Gees" add something


2003

Bee Gees - Following Maurice's unexpected death in January 2003, Barry and Robin retired the group's name after 45 years of activity


 

On 2 May 2004, Barry and Robin Gibb received the CBE award at Buckingham Palace, along with their nephew Adam, who collected the posthumous award in honour of his father, Maurice add something

 

Bee Gees - Also in 2004, Barry recorded his song "I Cannot Give You My Love" with Cliff Richard, which became a UK top 20 hit single

 

Donna Summer - In 2004, Summer was inducted into the Dance Music Hall of Fame alongside the Bee Gees and Barry Gibb as an artist


2005

Barbara Streisand - Guilty Pleasures, a collaboration with Barry Gibb and a sequel to their Guilty, was released worldwide in 2005.

 

Barbra Streisand - "Guilty Pleasures" , a collaboration with Barry Gibb and a sequel to their "Guilty", was released worldwide in 2005


2006

In January 2006, Gibb purchased the former home of country singers Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash in Hendersonville, Tennessee, intending to restore it and turn it into a songwriting retreat add something

 

On 7 December 2006, Barry Gibb bought a full-page advertisement in the "Financial Times" newspaper, calling for the British Government to extend the existing 50 year copyright protection of sound recordings in the United Kingdom add something

 

Cliff Richard - "Two's Company", an album of duets released in 2006, was another top 10 success and included newly recorded material with Brian May, Dionne Warwick, Anne Murray, Barry Gibb and Daniel O'Donnell, plus some previously recorded duets with artists such as Phil Everly, Elton John and Olivia Newton-John

 

Bee Gees - In February 2006, Barry and Robin reunited on stage for a Miami charity concert to benefit the Diabetes Research Institute


2007

The house was destroyed by fire on 10 April 2007 while under renovation add something


2009

Also in 2009, Barry and Linda Gibb became US citizens add something

 

In 2009, Barry and Linda Gibb became US citizens add something

 

In late 2009, Barry and Robin announced plans to record and perform together once more as the Bee Gees add something

 

On 14 March 2009, Gibb teamed with Olivia Newton-John to present the one-hour finale performance at a star-studded 12-hour live concert at Sydney's Sydney Cricket Ground, part of Sound Relief, a fundraiser to aid victims of the February 2009 Victorian Bushfires that devastated large tracts of heavily wooded and populated south-eastern Australia, where the Gibb family once lived add something

 

On 10 July 2009, Gibb was made a Freeman of the Borough of Douglas, Isle of Man add something

 

Bee Gees - In 2009 Robin announced that he and Barry had agreed that the Bee Gees would re-form and perform again

 

Tom Jones (singer) - In March 2009 Jones went to the top of the UK Music Charts for the third time in his career thanks to a cover of "Islands in the Stream", sung with Ruth Jones, Rob Brydon and Robin Gibb, who co-wrote the original with his brothers Barry and Maurice

 

Bee Gees - On 10 July 2009, the Isle of Man's capital bestowed the Freedom of the Borough of Douglas honour on Barry and Robin, as well as posthumously on Maurice

 

Bee Gees - On 1 September 2009, Barry's 63rd birthday, he, in an interview with Easy Mix radio host Tim Roxborough, mentioned on the subject of future tours that "they will be back"; but in an agreement with Warner/Rhino they would not make an announcement at that time

 

Bee Gees - On 7 September 2009, Robin Gibb disclosed to Jonathan Agnew that he had been in touch with Barry Gibb and that they had agreed that the Bee Gees would re-form and "perform again"


2010

ABBA - On 15 March 2010, &ABBA (ABBA_(album)) was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Bee Gees members Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb

 

Bee Gees - On 15 March 2010, Barry and Robin inducted the Swedish group ABBA into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


2012

On 21 February 2012, Gibb performed his first solo concert in the US at the Seminole Hard Rock Cafe in Florida add something

 

On 20 May 2012, Robin Gibb died, making Barry the sole surviving Gibb brother add something

 

Ricky Skaggs recorded "Soldier's Son" before June 2012, on which Gibb added vocals on July in that year, the song was recorded for Skaggs' album "Music to My Ears" to be released in September 2012 add something

 

Gibb made his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry on 27 July 2012, performing three songs add something


2013

Gibb announced plans for a world tour in 2013, starting in Australia, and featuring the Bee Gees anthology set "Mythology" add something

 

On 21 December 2013, Barry Gibb made a surprise appearance on the US television show "Saturday Night Live" at the end of the Barry Gibb Talk Show skit with Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake and Madonna add something

 

Steve Gibb - In 2013 Gibb toured Australia with his father Barry Gibb and cousin Sami in the first leg of Barry's international Mythology tour

 

Bee Gees - On 14 February 2013, Barry Gibb unveiled a statue of the Bee Gees, as well as unveiling "Bee Gees Way" , in honour of the Bee Gees in Redcliffe, Queensland, Australia

 

Bee Gees - In September and October 2013, Barry performed his first solo tour "in honour of his brothers and a lifetime of music"


2014

On 27 January 2014, Gibb appeared on the American television show "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" to announce the start of his first solo tour of the U.S. He performed "You Should Be Dancing" with help from Fallon's backing band, The Roots add something

 

Gibb appeared on a Paul McCartney tribute album "The Art of McCartney" released in 18 November 2014 performing "When I'm Sixty-Four" add something


 

On 8 February 2015 at the 57th Annual Grammy awards, Gibb, along with the group Pentatonix presented the category of Best Pop Vocal Album add something

 

On March 26, 2015, Gibb was one of the headlining acts on a music festival called the Hard Rock Rising Miami Beach Global Music Festival alongside Andrea Bocelli, Gloria Estefan, Flo Rida, Jon Secada and Wyclef Jean add something

 

On September 19, 2015, he performed a relatively small concert alongside Olivia Newton-John in her Cancer & Wellness Institute in Melbourne, Australia add something


2016

On 26 June 2016, Gibb was scheduled to perform the "legend" spot at the Glastonbury Festival in England, but pulled out due to a family illness add something

 

On 28 June 2016, it was announced that Gibb had signed to Columbia Records and will release his second solo album, "In the Now" on 7 October 2016 add something


2017

On 25 June 2017, Gibb performed the "legend" spot at the Glastonbury Festival in England add something


2018

Bee Gees - On 27 June 2018, Barry Gibb, the last surviving member of the Bee Gees, was knighted by Prince Charles after being named on the Queen's New Years Honours List


2019

On 25 June 2019, "The New York Times Magazine" listed Barry Gibb among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire add something