The Ultimate Biography Of The Bee Gees: Tales Of The Brothers Gibb

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The definitive biography, now updated to include the death of Robin Gibb in May 2012.

The Bee Gee's journey from Fifties child act to musical institution is one of pop's most turbulent legends.

Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb somehow managed to survive changing musical fashions and bitter personal feuds to create musical partnership that has already lasted four times as long as The Beatles.

Described by the authors as their objective tribute, this unflinching biography chronicles everything - the good, the bad... and the bushed-up.

Youthful delinquency, disastrous marriages, bitter lawsuits, gay sex scandals, serious drug problems and the death of younger brother Andy have sometimes made the personal lives of the Brothers Gibb look as bleak as the low spots of a career that once reduced them to playing the Batley Variety Club.

Yet every time the Bee Gees roller coaster seemed derailed for good, they recorded and went on to even greater triumphs.

Today they are revered among pop music's all-time great performers, producers and songwriters. But the true story of their success and the high price they paid for it has never been fully revealed... until now.

This new edition of The Ultimate Biography incorporates a complete listing of every song written or recorded by the Gibbs.
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Publisher
Omnibus Press
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Published on
Jan 1, 2011
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Pages
800
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ISBN
9780857128942
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians
Biography & Autobiography / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Music / Genres & Styles / Pop Vocal
Music / Individual Composer & Musician
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