Buddy Guy, Flaco Jimenez, the Louvin Brothers, Wayne Shorter and Pierre Boulez are also among the award winners.
This installment is taken from a 1988 interview with the Bee Gees, where they discusses the effect that ‘Saturday Night Fever’ had on their career. This one is a bit bittersweet, in retrospect: Maurice and Robin Gibb do most of the talking (Barry was present, but had a cold). And of course, Maurice and Robin are, sadly, no longer with us.
His immediate family, wife Dwina Gibb and son RJ, have compiled an album of his final recordings to be titled 50 St. Catherine’s Drive and released on Sept. 30.
You’ve never heard the Bee Gees like this before. Watch the Boss cover “Stayin’ Alive” here!
Gibb—introduced by Fallon as Barry effin’ Gibb— showed that even after more than 50 years, he can still hit those high notes with no problem.
The Bee Gees celebrated their 50th anniversary four years ago, and Barry Gibb is continuing the celebration by hitting the road this spring.
Pet Shop Boys will put their synth-pop spin on the Bee Gees’ “I Started a Joke” on their upcoming EP, Winner, out August 6th.
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Barry Gibb pays tribute to his brother Robin in a touching video
‘American Idol’ winner Taylor Hicks shares his memories of Robin Gibb, plus talks about upcoming Las Vegas residency & appearance on ‘The Choice’