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4 years on - Remembering Robin Gibb

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Robin Gibb in Kyoto (October 24, 1974)

 

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"Life is too short.  In Robin's case, absolutely too short.  We should have had 20 years, 30 years of his magnificent mind and his beautiful heart." 

(Barry Gibb - Addressing the congregation at St. Mary's Church in Thame, Oxfordshire on June 8, 2012)

 

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Paper-jacket reissue of remastered "Sgt. Pepper" soundtrack

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"Sgt. Pepper" soundtrack to be remastered and reissued
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(Photo courtesy of Universal Music Japan)

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The original soundtrack recordings of the film "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" featuring Bee Gees and Peter Frampton will be reissued on SHM-CD by Universal Music Japan on June 29, 2016

According to the Universal Music Japan's website, this two-disc set (UICY-77763-4) , priced 3,309 yen including tax, is part of the "Friends of the Beatles" project which commemorates the one and only visit of the Beatles to Japan that took place in June 1966.  

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Bee Gees as adults looking back at themselves as children

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Bee Gees as adults looking back at themselves as children

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(Photo courtesy of Tim Roxborogh)

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Here's a mesmerizing approach to photorgaph the statues at the Bee Gees Way in Redcliffe of which Barry unveiled the Stage II last September.

This unique photo was taken by Tim Roxborogh, known Beegeeologist and journalist from New Zealand.  He kindly permitted us to share with you here the photo he originally posted on Instagram.

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Taiwanese film "First of May" will be released in Japan later this month

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"First of May" (2015 film) trailer

The best known cinematic association of "First of May" is with the famous cemetery scene from the 1971 film "Melody."  More than 40 years later, the song has inspired yet another tender love story, a Taiwanese romance film which is aptly called "First of May."

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New book about the Bee Gees is coming out this fall

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A new book about the Bee Gees is coming out this fall!

 

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A new book about the Bee Gees is coming out this fall.  "The Fabulous Bee Gees: The Australian Years" will be published in September to commemorate the 50th anniversary of their great Australian hit 'Spicks & Specks.'

The co-authors, Andrew Môn Hughes and Mark Crohan, who were also among the team of experts that brought out "The Tales of the Brothers Gibb," the most detailed account on the Bee Gees to date, spent ten long years researching and writing this great forthcoming book. 

For details, please read the book's official press.

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