Treasures of the Bee Gees

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 “Stayin' Alive” is not just the name of one of the Bee Gees' greatest hits: it's the perfect description of their timeless, always-popular music. The band has enjoyed worldwide record sales of close to 200 million--including Saturday Night Fever, the world's best selling soundtrack. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and awarded CBEs in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to music, the Gibb brothers have known tragedy as well as success. Treasures of the Bee Gees tells ...
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Overview

 “Stayin' Alive” is not just the name of one of the Bee Gees' greatest hits: it's the perfect description of their timeless, always-popular music. The band has enjoyed worldwide record sales of close to 200 million--including Saturday Night Fever, the world's best selling soundtrack. Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997 and awarded CBEs in recognition of their extraordinary contribution to music, the Gibb brothers have known tragedy as well as success. Treasures of the Bee Gees tells their amazing story in words, photographs, and 20 pieces of hands-on facsimile memorabilia. 
 
Memorabilia includes:
- Program for the Bee Gees and Procol Harum concert, 1968
- Bath Pavilion poster for “The B.G.'s,” 1968
- Ultra-rare souvenir program from the band's first UK appearance, 1968
- Box office poster: Cow Palace, 1968
- Backstage pass from 1974 tour
- Polaroid photos of every Bee Gee
- Rare unused ticket from Texas show, 1977
- Russian advertising flyer for Robin Gibb and the Bee Gees, 2000s.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847327000
  • Publisher: Carlton Books
  • Publication date: 9/6/2011
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 984,577
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 11.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Southall wrote for Melody Maker and Disc before pursuing a 30-year career in the record business, working for A&M, Tamla Motown, EMI, and Warner Music. His first book--the official history of Abbey Road Studios--was published in 1982, and since then he has written The A-Z of Record Labels; the Sex Pistols 90 Days at EMI, Northern Songs -- the story of the Beatles music publishing; If You Don't Know Me By Now--the authorized story of Simply Red; Pop Goes To Court; and most recently, The Rise & Fall of EMI.
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