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Barry Gibb covers Bruce Springsteen's 'I'm on Fire' [VIDEO]

Barry Gibb covers Bruce Springsteen's 'I'm on Fire' [VIDEO]

BOSTON, May 16 (UPI) --Bruce Springsteen covers Bee Gees' 'Stayin' Alive,' and Barry Gibb, in return, covers 'I'm On Fire.'
Danielle Haynes
Barry Gibb says Justin Bieber needs more self-discipline

Barry Gibb says Justin Bieber needs more self-discipline

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Former teen idol Barry Gibb says Canadian pop star Justin Bieber needs to employ in his personal life the same discipline he uses in his successful career.
Barry Gibb to Justin Bieber: 'You're heading for a brick wall'

Barry Gibb to Justin Bieber: 'You're heading for a brick wall'

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Bee Gees' Barry Gibb has some advice for troubled teen idol Justin Bieber.
Kate Stanton

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012.
By United Press International
Robin Gibb of Bee Gees fame dead at 62

Robin Gibb of Bee Gees fame dead at 62

LONDON, May 20 (UPI) -- Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, whose "Saturday Night Fever" album helped disco dominate 1970s pop music, died Sunday in England, his family said. He was 62.

Surviving Bee Gees detail fearless youth

MIAMI, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Isle of Man brothers Robin and Barry Gibb, who formed the Bee Gees with their brother Maurice, said the trio were fearless while pursuing success.
Surviving Bee Gees to reunite on stage

Surviving Bee Gees to reunite on stage

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The surviving members of the British pop band the Bee Gees plan to reunite on stage for a series of live concerts, Robin Gibb said.
Gibb brothers may reunite as Bee Gees

Gibb brothers may reunite as Bee Gees

LONDON, June 25 (UPI) -- Now that five years have passed since his brother Maurice died, Robin Gibb said his British pop group The Bee Gees may some day reunite.
Cash family's former home up for sale

Cash family's former home up for sale

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., June 18 (UPI) -- The owner of a four-bedroom Tennessee house where Johnny Cash's parents once lived is looking to sell it for $1.4 million, a listing on eBay said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2007.
By United Press International

'Idol' contestants down to three

HOLLYWOOD, May 10 (UPI) -- LaKisha Jones ended her "American Idol" run by singing "Stayin' Alive," belting it on the Hollywood stage and in the audience after being eliminated. The week's competition to whittle four "Idol" wannabes to three was rough on the contestants who sang Bee

And then there were four 'Idol' hopefuls

HOLLYWOOD, May 3 (UPI) -- The magic number on "American Idol" is four after two contestants were eliminated from the competition in Hollywood. Voted off Wednesday in the John Bon Jovi-mentored week were Phil Stacey, whose interpretation of "Blaze of Glory" was called "OK" by judge

Gibb to rebuild on Cash property

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., April 17 (UPI) -- Former Bee Gee Barry Gibb says he'll build anew on the Tennessee property where Johnny and June Cash's house burned and preserve the original foundation.

Fire guts Johnny Cash home

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn., April 10 (UPI) -- A spark igniting wood preservative fumes likely caused a fire at the home of the late Johnny and June Carter Cash, Hendersonville, Tenn., officials said.
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Singer, songwriter Barry Gibb kicks off a charity poker tournament at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on May 30, 2008. The tournament benefits The Miami Beach Health Foundation which Gibb is co-chairman of the board of directors. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Barry Alan Crompton Gibb, CBE (born 1 September 1946), is a singer, songwriter and producer. He was born on the Isle of Man to English parents. With his brothers Robin and Maurice, he formed the Bee Gees, one of the most successful pop groups of all time. The trio got their start in Australia, and found their major success when they returned to England. Known for his high-pitched falsetto singing voice, Gibb holds the record for consecutive Billboard Hot 100 Number Ones as a writer with six.

Barry Gibb was born to Barbara and Hugh Gibb on the Isle of Man. He has an older sister, Lesley (b. 1945), and three younger brothers, fraternal twins Maurice (1949–2003) and Robin (b. 1949), and Andy (1958–1988). He and his family moved to Chorlton-cum-Hardy in Manchester in 1953. When he was 12 years old, his family moved to Brisbane, Australia, settling in one of the city's poorest suburbs, Cribb Island. The suburb was later bulldozed to make way for Brisbane Airport. It was in Australia that Gibb and his brothers Robin and Maurice started performing as the Bee Gees. The Gibb family returned to England in 1967. Shortly afterward, the Bee Gees became international stars.

The Bee Gees rank sixth on the all-time top-sellers list. when they were 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". The trio's contribution to Saturday Night Fever pushed the film's soundtrack past the 40 million mark in sales. It reigned as the top-selling album in history until Michael Jackson's Thriller. They are the only group in pop history to write, produce, and record six straight No.1 hits. They have sixteen Grammy nominations and nine Grammy wins.

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