Robin Gibb Dead At 62

2012-05-21 by andcas | 31 Comments
Robin Gibb, one of the three brothers who made up the Bee Gees, has passed away after a long battle with liver cancer. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famer had slipped into a coma but miraculously came to last month despite having only a 10 percent chance at survival. The British singer finally succumbed to the disease surrounded by his family and leaves behind a memorable legacy.

The man produced some stellar pop albums but is widely remembered as a predominant voice of the disco movement at the height of his career. Gibb’s distinct vibrato was a key element in bringing such classic hits as “Stayin’ Alive,” “How Deep is Your Love,” “Night Fever,” and “You Should Be Dancing.” At this moment fellow bandmate Barry sadly remains the last living Gibb member.

http://www.spinner.com/2012/05/20/robin-gibb-dead-dies/

Tagged: Bee Gees

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bloc
May 21st 2012
35539 Comments


Damn, how tragic. RIP.

Eclecticist
May 21st 2012
3863 Comments


R.I.P.

Ballz3D
May 21st 2012
552 Comments


RIP Robin. Bee Gees represent.

aresx
May 21st 2012
320 Comments


RIP

Adabelle
May 21st 2012
4272 Comments


RIP

MO
May 21st 2012
19745 Comments


omfg RIP

KILL
May 21st 2012
74220 Comments


rip hard

Metalstyles
Staff Reviewer
May 21st 2012
8497 Comments


RIP

pedro70512
May 21st 2012
4145 Comments


Take a vacation, reaper! So sad to see classic artists -- and good people -- passing away.

Yazz_Flute
May 21st 2012
18929 Comments


Talkin it up on the Barry Gibb taaaaalk shoooow.

=/

Recspecs
May 21st 2012
9867 Comments


RIP Jesus Christ everyone is dying

Jellingman
May 21st 2012
357 Comments


R.I.P

henryChinaski
May 21st 2012
3212 Comments


RIP

livingisland
May 21st 2012
527 Comments


RIP

Capablanca
May 21st 2012
210 Comments


RIP The only disco musicians I really cared about, this makes me sad.

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PorkchopExpress
May 21st 2012
403 Comments


Their pre-disco music was really pretty great, though I like a lot of their disco phase music as well. "Tragedy" is especially awesome.

RIP

eleventhsun
May 21st 2012
1475 Comments


Can't say I'm a fan, but the Bee Gee's are legends in their own right.

Tragic news.

RIP.

DeafMetal
May 21st 2012
8587 Comments


res n peace

LepreCon
May 21st 2012
4739 Comments


RIP

Ovrot
May 21st 2012
10814 Comments


RIP

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Azn.
May 21st 2012
5618 Comments


RIP.

I really wish he would be "stayin alive".

InFiction
May 21st 2012
3791 Comments


Damn, that's terrible. RIP.

CrazyFool84
May 21st 2012
1081 Comments


Ahh fuck off, rock in peace, this is a shitty loss.

taylormemer
May 21st 2012
4957 Comments


Robin had the best voice.

"I Started a Joke" is just a beautiful song.

RIP

RevenantBlue
May 22nd 2012
136 Comments


R.I.P.

A couple of my buddies are really heartbroken over this.

PuddlesPuddles
May 22nd 2012
4787 Comments


Only one "Stayin' Alive" comment and it wasn't a sour joke, good on you, thread


RIP. Still pretty young

SabertoothMonocle
May 22nd 2012
493 Comments


R.I.P.

shanshanson
May 22nd 2012
49 Comments


Those are some tight pants

RIP

AnotherBrick
May 22nd 2012
9775 Comments


god damnit this sucks.

GingerJesus
May 22nd 2012
80 Comments


RIP :'(

random
June 26th 2012
2289 Comments


RIP

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