Barry Gibb won't sing brother Robin's songs

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 30 August 2016
Barry Gibb

Barry Gibb

Bee Gees star Barry Gibb has decided not to sing his late brother Robin's songs on his solo tour

Barry Gibb won't sing his late brother Robin's songs on tour.

The 69-year-old Bee Gees star - who recently released his solo album 'In The Now' - will still perform the hits for fans of the 'How Deep Is Your Love' hitmakers, but he won't be singing the songs which Robin - who passed away at the age of 62 in 2012 after a long battle with cancer - "shone on".

He said: "Of course I will. I will play the songs I love and the songs I sang. I won't sing the songs that Robin shone on because I won't encroach on his territory. There are many songs that I did sing that it is sort of like doing what I've always done.

"The people who listen to our music are just one of a kind. You can't criticise the Bee Gees to them it's totally different. It is an eye opener. "

The British music legend is grateful that he still gets a massive adrenaline rush before going on stage and said he feels the love no matter where he's performing in the world.

He told ET Canada: "I had this enormous rush of joy and love before I start the show when I come on.

"That is a wonderful thing.

"It doesn't matter where I go, it is what these brothers managed to do to people with the music."

Meanwhile, Barry - who recently lost his mother Barbra and is the only remaining Bee Gee following the death of Robin and his brother Maurice in 2003 - previously revealed he sang a song he wrote for Robin to him when he was in a coma.

He told BANG Showbiz: "There's a song called 'End of the Rainbow' that I dedicate to Robin, but for all my brothers [fellow Bee Gee singer Maurice and younger sibling Andy who both died before Robin]. It was very difficult; it was very emotional. It's very difficult to sing without filling up, it's one of those, I'm not sure I could sing it live without becoming very emotional.

"I sang a verse of the song to Robin when he was in a coma, about two weeks before he passed and I don't know if he heard it or not. But I sang it anyway, I'm yet to sing it live and the lyrics reflect what I hope are my correct feelings."


1. Maria Gridneva2 Sep 2016, 8:28am Report

We love You, I wish You happiness! πŸ‡πŸŒ΄πŸ€πŸ’– ❀❀❀

2. Marcelyn Rainey Bupp22 Sep 2016, 12:49pm Report

Barry you are the best! God bless your brothers they were marvelous like you! Love all the Bee Gees including Andy!

3. Marcelyn Rainey Bupp22 Sep 2016, 12:52pm Report

Love you Barry! God bless all your brothers and parents! Love all the Bee Gees including Andy!

4. Laura Hodges27 Oct 2016, 5:02am Report

I will always love the Bee Gees. So sorry for the loss of your brothers - Andy, Maurice and Robin. I'm so glad you came out and started a solo album, which i got from Amazon. I play it every day. Love you Barry. I love your singing, your humbleness and you are just a genuine, lovable person and performer.

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