The knights dedicated the last member of Bee Gees.
On Tuesday, June 26, at Buckingham Palace in London was held the ceremony of awarding the knight’s order of Barry Gibb, a former member of the legendary group the Bee Gees. 71-year-old singer has now become sir Barry.
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The ceremony was hosted by Prince Charles. It turned out that the heir to the British throne is familiar with the work of the Bee Gees and the likes many of their songs. Especially like Charles How Deep Is Your Love.
Unfortunately, Barry is the only one still alive from the group. Bee Gees – this trio, which consisted of the brothers Gibb. Barry — the eldest of them. He was the soloist. Wrote songs mostly together. Maurice and Robin were twins. Maurice died at age 53 in 2003 of complications after surgery on the ileum.
After his sudden death, the brothers stopped the performance. However, after some time, Barry and Robin began to participate in various concerts. In 2009, they announced the resumption of creative activity. But in 2012, Robin passed away from cancer. He was 62 years old.
Accepting the award, sir Barry Gibb said that it is not only his merit. “The order belongs to my brothers. I am sure that there — in heaven — they are now proud of me,” said the singer.The ceremony Gibb was with his family — wife Linda, with whom they live together for 38 years, sons Michael and Ashley, and daughter Alexandra
Bee Gees considered to be one of the most successful bands in the history of pop music. Over the years of its creative activity, the brothers Gibb sold more than 200 million records with his records. Their songs have topped the charts in the UK and the USA in the 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. This achievement very few bands can boast.
The most well-known hits of the Bee Gees still sound on radio around the world – Massachusetts, Night Fever, Staying Alive, Jive Talking, How Deep Is Your Love, Words, Tragedy, You Win Again.