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Bee Gees' singer Robin Gibb has died after battle with cancer
BBC ^ | May 21st, 2012 | Staff

Posted on 05/20/2012 3:44:07 PM PDT by AnAmericanAbroad

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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Wow. Prayers up. Robin, Andy... Saw a Youtube from 1975 and Andy was just a freakin kid.


101 posted on 05/20/2012 5:38:10 PM PDT by Lazamataz (The so-called 'mainstream' media has gone from "biased" straight to "utterly surreal".)
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To: Dallas59

that’s hilarious


102 posted on 05/20/2012 5:39:15 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: MrEdd

Exactly. This year alone I’ve discovered more great popular music than during any other previous time. All through the Internet, all relatively obscure artists of the Americana genre. Only one band of them is breaking through big. Others find their audiences in small clubs, at festivals, in local markets, and in Europe and Australia. In previous decades, one followed musical mediocrities only because his friends followed the same mediocrities. Is it still the same? I hope not.


103 posted on 05/20/2012 5:39:50 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: SamAdams76
Ike Turner and Juice Newton, just to name a few more who are dead, dead, dead.

Someone please tell Juice Newton that she's dead. She'll be performing next month in Alto, NM.

104 posted on 05/20/2012 5:41:01 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

To be honest, I never heard a bad word ever said about any of the Brothers Gibbs. RIP


105 posted on 05/20/2012 5:41:13 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (I like Obamacare because Granny signed the will and I need the cash)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

I’d love to know where, please direct me.


Try youtube...i don’t know what kind of music you like...i like it all...Adele is great, The Black keys, Alabama Shakes, Of Men and Monsters, Drive By Truckers, The Civil Wars just to name a few...ask a kid for some rock groups...you may be suprised...i frequent many music forums so i have stayed in touch...i gave up on the radio.


106 posted on 05/20/2012 5:41:20 PM PDT by chasio649 (Stop looking for heroes.)
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To: Revolting cat!

Exactly. This year alone I’ve discovered more great popular music than during any other previous time. All through the Internet, all relatively obscure artists of the Americana genre. Only one band of them is breaking through big. Others find their audiences in small clubs, at festivals, in local markets, and in Europe and Australia. In previous decades, one followed musical mediocrities only because his friends followed the same mediocrities. Is it still the same? I hope not.


You are 100% right...i love some of the more obscure young bands out there..refreshing! I’m 47 btw.


107 posted on 05/20/2012 5:43:16 PM PDT by chasio649 (Stop looking for heroes.)
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To: the OlLine Rebel
Juice Newton died????

Not according to her website.

108 posted on 05/20/2012 5:43:32 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: MrEdd

What has happened though, is that Record companies have lost control of the distribution of music.
With that loss, they lost the ability to shoehorn music listening into a few hundred major acts.

Music has fragmented, and diversified.


Very well put.


109 posted on 05/20/2012 5:45:23 PM PDT by chasio649 (Stop looking for heroes.)
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To: SamAdams76

Other than dropping the ball on the apparently alive and well Juice Newton, your whole post cracked me up.


110 posted on 05/20/2012 5:52:55 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: SamAdams76

Forgot Dennis and Carl Wilson (Beach Boys).


111 posted on 05/20/2012 5:54:39 PM PDT by oprahstheantichrist (The MSM is a demonic stronghold, PLEASE pray accordingly - 2 Corinthians 10:3-5)
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To: tflabo

While we’re at it we shouldn’t neglect to mention Earl Scruggs, who’s moved away from here.


112 posted on 05/20/2012 5:56:21 PM PDT by Dysart (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke)
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To: Dysart

or Gary Moore


113 posted on 05/20/2012 5:59:16 PM PDT by chasio649 (Stop looking for heroes.)
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To: dfwgator

Both Robin and his twin, Maurice died of problems with their intestines....coincidence?
_____

Maybe singing falsetto all the time puts too much groin pressure up there.

RIP to the disco kings and queens.


114 posted on 05/20/2012 5:59:34 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Revolting cat!
At least we still have the Beach Boys and Bill Haley’s Comets.

...And Little Richard...

115 posted on 05/20/2012 5:59:53 PM PDT by PapaNew (a)
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To: SamAdams76
Robin not Barry but you're on a roll.


116 posted on 05/20/2012 6:00:16 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Yaelle

Barry seems to have avoided those problems.


117 posted on 05/20/2012 6:00:25 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Morgana
Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a from another mother...
118 posted on 05/20/2012 6:03:37 PM PDT by PapaNew (a)
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To: oprahstheantichrist
Mel Brooks, also.

...and Little Richard...

119 posted on 05/20/2012 6:06:35 PM PDT by PapaNew (a)
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To: Leep
Don Rickles..alive

Good golly, Miss Molly, don't forget Little Richard...

120 posted on 05/20/2012 6:08:58 PM PDT by PapaNew (a)
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To: PapaNew

What about Abe Vigoda?


121 posted on 05/20/2012 6:12:56 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: PapaNew

Fixing tagline...


122 posted on 05/20/2012 6:13:38 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: dfwgator

ESPECIALLY Abe Vigoda.


123 posted on 05/20/2012 6:14:37 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Dallas59

Their best work was prior to Saturday Night Fever.
They wrote for many other artists as well.


124 posted on 05/20/2012 6:15:10 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: SamAdams76

Unfortunately, one you forgot was Richard Wright of Pink Floyd, gone due to cancer. I thought it was so cool that even after all the bad blood in Pink Floyd that he and David Gilmour got back together and made some really great music together.

It saddens me that through they’re still alive, I’ll never see many of my favorites again, simply because they’re no longer able to put up with the rigors of touring. I’ll never be able to see King Crimson with Bill Bruford, or see the “classic” lineup of Yes again. In fact, the last concert I went to was Yes, but Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman weren’t on tour. They had the lead vocalist from the Yes tribute band in Canada, and Oliver Wakeman on Keyboards, but it really wasn’t the same.

Mark


125 posted on 05/20/2012 6:28:00 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: mamelukesabre

Hey, what happened to your post about Robin Gibbs?


126 posted on 05/20/2012 6:30:37 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Dallas59

Many people don’t realize the Bee Gees had three different career turns in the music world. Early on, they had a more blues, soul sound, then disco, and then post disco.

Their career was almost over till the disco phase started. They started in the 60’s.


127 posted on 05/20/2012 6:33:16 PM PDT by packrat35 (When will we admit we are now almost a police state?)
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To: GOPsterinMA

“Disco Era: The last period of time where people could have anonymous, unprotected sex without the possibility of death”

What are you smoking?


128 posted on 05/20/2012 6:38:25 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Leep
Don Rickles..alive

And still performing the same routine.

129 posted on 05/20/2012 6:39:01 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: tflabo

You reminded me, with the loss of Levon Helm and your mention of Rick Danko, and of course the tragic suicide of Richard Manuel, more than 1/2 of The Band is gone.

Just Damn.

Mark


130 posted on 05/20/2012 6:40:16 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

Which character did he play on NCIS???


131 posted on 05/20/2012 6:43:07 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Revolting cat!

If you’ve found some new artists you think are worth a listen feel free to drop a few in the thread. I’m always looking to add to my collection and like discovering new artists. I enjoy all genres except cRap and Metal. And can live without Opera.


132 posted on 05/20/2012 6:46:59 PM PDT by Dysart (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke)
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To: Drew68

If only she were. Oooh, nasty of me. That woman is simply hideous with all her yelling. No, she isn’t soulful, no she doesn’t scream, (as opposed to Wilson Pickett, who supposedly could scream ON KEY) she just YELLS as loud as she can. Just like Ronnie Milsap. To this day I don’t know why they never recorded a duet (they were even on the same label for a long time) It might have been too difficult to navigate as they tried to yell each other into oblivion. If only they had.


133 posted on 05/20/2012 6:52:05 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Yaelle

Maybe being twins had a lot more to do with it.


134 posted on 05/20/2012 6:53:39 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: PapaNew

http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/b/bee_gees/stayin_alive.html

http://www.elyrics.net/read/b/bee-gees-lyrics/staying-alive-lyrics.html

both say “Whether you’re a brother
or whether you’re a mother “


135 posted on 05/20/2012 6:54:19 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: MarkL
I thought it was so cool that even after all the bad blood in Pink Floyd that he and David Gilmour got back together and made some really great music together.

I have the "Live at Gdansk" DVD. and when Richard played those first few pings to "Echoes" it sent shivers down my spine.

136 posted on 05/20/2012 6:59:53 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Morgana

Rita Hayworth is staying alive.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mz3CPzdCDws


137 posted on 05/20/2012 7:02:01 PM PDT by MurrietaMadman
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To: MrEdd

Here’s a nice memorial with the song you posted...

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Zonks/156792677007


138 posted on 05/20/2012 7:02:30 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: Dallas59

http://youtu.be/LTkulXMkx_0


139 posted on 05/20/2012 7:03:07 PM PDT by Morgana (I only come here to see what happens next. It normally does.)
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To: MrEdd

Thank you for posting that..I confess I loved the BeeGees


140 posted on 05/20/2012 7:05:04 PM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: MarkL

One passing that hit me real hard a few years back was Eric Woolfson, of the Alan Parsons Project. He was the ideas man behind so many of their great songs, and while he didn’t sing a lot, the songs he did sing on, were their best, like Silence and I, Closer to Heaven, Time, Eye in the Sky.

I just wish he and Alan could have patched things up.


141 posted on 05/20/2012 7:06:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Las Vegas Ron

In addition to YouTube, try Pandora, tell it some artists that you like, and using some newfangled computer magic, it will attempt to create for you a radio stream with those artists and others which are musically similar. You might just find some things you enjoy.

Another thing you might try is Amazon. If you’re a customer, they will (big brother) keep track of your purchases and attempt to create a ‘smart’ list of things you might like when next you visit. To enhance this, you can go through their catalog and rate some of your purchases or other things which you know you like.

For example, if you give bands like Yes, Kansas, Rush, etc 5 star ratings, they might suggest that you’d like a King Crimson album. Or maybe some Saga.

Good luck.


142 posted on 05/20/2012 7:10:50 PM PDT by Kommodor (Terrorist, Journalist or Democrat? I can't tell the difference.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

The Bee Gees were great... especially early Bee Gees. RIP Robin.


143 posted on 05/20/2012 7:11:07 PM PDT by Third Person ( Actions reflect priorities.)
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To: Dysart
Look for music by Erika Chambers if you like Allison Krause.

Listen to "If Only Tears" on this album: First Glance

And "Devil Train" on this one: light At Eventide.

There are a lot of offerings of this caliber for every genre if you look for them. Some are available online, others you can only buy on CD or emailed downloads when you attend concerts.

Get out and attend live events in your area.

One of the big differences for the kids of today looking back at their youth in thirty of fourty years really is that kids in Boston won't remember that many of the same musicians as kids in Denver - even if they listen to the same genres.

144 posted on 05/20/2012 7:12:10 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: dfwgator
Both Robin and his twin, Maurice died of problems with their intestines....coincidence?

Both happily long-term married until death, with children.

145 posted on 05/20/2012 7:12:45 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Real men are not threatened by strong women." -- Sarah Palin)
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To: FreeReign

No respect.


146 posted on 05/20/2012 7:13:30 PM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: FreeReign
Don Rickles..alive And still performing the same routine.

You got a problem with that, you hockey puck?

147 posted on 05/20/2012 7:14:20 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dysart

JAMES HUNTER!!!! Amazing. Also love Dale Watson and Heather Myles.


148 posted on 05/20/2012 7:18:50 PM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: MrEdd

Looks promising, I’ll give it a listen as soon Jesse Stone solves this caper. Thanks.


149 posted on 05/20/2012 7:19:39 PM PDT by Dysart (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke)
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To: smalltownslick
James Hunter

Dale Watson and Heather Myles

Tanks

150 posted on 05/20/2012 7:21:39 PM PDT by Dysart (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. -- Edmund Burke)
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