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Robin Hugh Gibb

Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Manx
Categories: Musicians


1949 - Born in Douglas, Isle of Man on the 22nd of December. 1958 - He moved to Redcliffe, Australia. 1968 - Returned to England to work with Robert Stigwood. 1968 - He married Molly Hullis, a secretary in Robert Stigwood's organisation. 1960 - He vied constantly with his elder brother Barry Gibb during the group's first period of British success. 1970 - He returned to the Bee Gees and mended the breach with his family. - The Bee Gees went on to their second period of phenomenal success in the disco era. 1980 - He also promoted his solo career and he released three further solo albums How Old Are You, Secret Agent, and Walls Have Eyes which were more successful in Continental Europe than in the UK or USA. 1984 - His single "Boys Do Fall in Love" did reach the Billboard top 40. 2003 - His next solo album, Magnet, was released in Germany on the 27th of January, and worldwide shortly afterwards. - In August, Robin announced that he would be releasing a new single of "My Lover's Prayer", a song first recorded by the Bee Gees in 1997, with vocals by Robin, Wanya Morris, and Lance Bass. 2004 - He embarked on a solo tour of Germany, Russia and Asia, with Alistair Griffin as the opening act. On his return he released a CD and DVD of live recordings from the German leg of the tour, backed by the Frankfurt Neue Philharmonic Orchestra. - Released in the UK in January as a double A side single, together with Griffin's solo recording of "Bring It On". 2005 - In June, he joined X Factor runners up G4 at a sell-out concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, singing the Bee Gees song "First of May" . 2006 - In November, he released an album of Christmas carols called Robin Gibb - My Favourite Carols, backed by London choir The Serlo Consort.


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