Staying alive has proved to be a challenge for the last surviving member of the multi-platinum group The Bee Gees. Rock critic Ken Tucker has a review of the film and the album. And he's just put out an album called "Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers' Songbook (Vol. Barbara Gibb, the mother of the three Gibb brothers who became pop band the Bee Gees, has died at the age of 95. He has English, Irish, and Scottish ancestry. Today, a brand-new documentary about the group is igniting renewed interest in the record-breaking siblings who were often referred to as the “Kings of Disco.”, “The Bee Gees: How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,” which premiered on Dec. 12 HBO Max,  is a “gratifying, conventional, heartfelt documentary that tells the story of one of the great pop groups,” according to a review on Variety, which called the film “the enthralling documentary they deserve.”. Andy Gibb - Biography. Andy Gibb's brother, Barry Gibb, is still alive and kicking at the age of 74. Barry Gibb had three brothers who all were musicians, Andy Gibb, and twins Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb. “I just can’t handle it. 1,” a new album of 11 Bee Gees songs (13 on the deluxe Target edition) and one never-released Barry Gibb solo tune. His second name of Alan was after his father's youngest brother, Alan, who died in infancy. “Because we’d never not been together, you know?” … It was really tough. She was the mother of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb (who performed together as the Bee Gees), as well as Andy Gibb. Of the three Bee Gees, only Barry Gibb is still alive. Please ignore rumors and hoaxes. The first year after the last brother passed, Robin. One of the most prominent acts of the disco era, the Grammy Award-winning group behind some of the best known hits of the late ’70s — such as “Stayin’ Alive” and “Night Fever” — was formed by three siblings: 74-year-old Barry Gibb, the oldest, and fraternal twins Robin and Maurice. A new documentary is bringing up pain for Barry Gibb, 74. Barry, Robin and Maurice would go on to success as the Bee Gees, one of the most successful musical groups in the 1960s and 1970s, while Andy would have several hits as a solo performer. Barry Gibb is keeping The Bee Gees' music alive with his new Nashville album. He has an older sister, Lesley Evans. With a jaw-dropping nine Billboard Hot 100 No. If you click “Agree and Continue” below, you acknowledge that your cookie choices in those tools will be respected and that you otherwise agree to the use of cookies on NPR’s sites. Barbara Gibb - mother of the Bee Gees' Barry, Robin and Maurice - dies of natural causes aged 95 in Miami. Sadly, only one of the three brothers, Barry Gibb, is still alive, as Maurice and Robin Gibb passed away. 1 singles — including “How Deep Is Your Love,” which topped the list for three weeks in 1977 and spent 33 weeks in the charts overall — The Bee Gees endured a fierce disco backlash in the early ’80s, but remained relevant in the business until the death of Maurice, in Jan. 2003 at the age of 53, and Robin who died in May 2012, at the age of 62. 1)". The HBO documentary, The Bee Gees, tells the story of the group's rise. I didn’t know what to do … and, I didn’t know how to be perceived. Maurice was the first to go after unexpectedly dying from a heart attack on January 12, 2003, at the relatively young age of 53. Welcome to the official website of Barry Gibb, founding member of the world famous Bee Gees. If You Rewatch 'Full House,' There Are Incredible Cameos Everywhere You Look. On 1-9-1946 Barry Gibb was born in Douglas, Isle of Man. Barry Gibb with wife Linda, and children, Michael, Alexandra and Ashley in 2018. Hugh Leslie Gibb (15 January 1916 – 6 March 1992) was an English drummer, bandleader and the father of musicians Barry, Robin, Maurice and Andy Gibb. NPR’s sites use cookies, similar tracking and storage technologies, and information about the device you use to access our sites (together, “cookies”) to enhance your viewing, listening and user experience, personalize content, personalize messages from NPR’s sponsors, provide social media features, and analyze NPR’s traffic. He also has a sister, and her name is Lesley Gibb. The … “I can’t handle watching the rest of my family,” Gibb said in a new interview that will air on CBS Sunday Morning. The oldest Bee Gee added that it’s “incredibly hard” to let go of his younger brothers. Staying alive has proved to be a challenge for the last surviving member of the multi-platinum group The Bee Gees. As Barry Gibb is the only surviving member of The Bee Gees, and the bands founding member alongside his twin brother Maurice and Robin (with Andy later joining them in … The family kept moving, so Barry Gibb attended several schools such as the Bradd… Barry Alan Gibb was known famously as a central member of the phenomenal family band Bee Gees. But while older generations are reliving the magic, and younger viewers are only now discovering the falsetto that took over radio waves and LPs during the heyday of disco, one person who might never watch the entire film is the group’s last surviving member. I’m past it,” he said. His new album is Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers Songbook Volume 1. He made his 50 million dollar fortune with The Bee Gees.. This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers. As the Bee Gees, Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb’s catalogue of hits includes pop classics Jive Talkin’, Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, How Deep Is Your Love and Tragedy. As the last surviving member of the iconic pop group The Bee Gees, Barry Gibb explained during the new HBO documentary “How Can You Mend a … “I just didn’t know where to go. The musician is married to Linda Gray, his starsign is Virgo and he is now 74 years of age. He was awaiting emergency surgery to … Kenny From 'The Bachelorette' Is a Boy Band Manager, but It's Not What You Think. Be sure to join our mailing list for news & upates