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Andy Gibb

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Born Mar 5, 1958

Andrew Roy "Andy" Gibb was an English singer and teen idol, and the younger brother of Bee Gees Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb.

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CHILDHOOD

1958 Birth Andrew Roy Gibb was born on 5 March 1958 in Manchester, England. … Read More
1967 9 Years Old At the age of six months, Gibb emigrated with his family to Queensland, Australia, settling on Cribb Island just north of Brisbane. After moving several times around Brisbane and Sydney, Andy returned to the United Kingdom in January 1967 as his three older brothers began to gain international fame as the Bee Gees. … Read More

TEENAGE

1973 - 1974 2 More Events
1975 17 Years Old …  Zenta would appear later as a backing band for Gibb, and they did not participate on Gibb's recording sessions around 1975, that session features a remake of "Words and Music" which was, that version was released, and he also recorded a rendition of Don McLean's "Winter Has Me in Its Grip" (not released), the backing musicians on the session was the Australian jazz fusion group Crossfire. … Read More
1976 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Robert Stigwood, who at the time was the Bee Gees' manager, signed Andy to his label, RSO Records in early 1976, after he had heard some of Andy's demo tapes. … Read More
1977 19 Years Old In September 1977 Flowing Rivers, with another number one single "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water", a song co-written by Gibb and his brother Barry. … Read More

TWENTIES

On 25 January 1978, he had a daughter, Peta Jaye, but the couple had already separated before Reeder discovered she was pregnant. … Read More
1979 21 Years Old In 1979, Gibb performed along with Bee Gees, ABBA, and Olivia Newton-John (duet with "Rest Your Love on Me"), at the Music for UNICEF Concert at the United Nations General Assembly which was broadcast worldwide. … Read More
1980 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 1980, the last of Gibb's Top Ten singles charted just ahead of the album's release. "Desire" (written by all four Gibb brothers), was recorded for Bee Gees' 1979 album Spirits Having Flown, and featured their original track complete with Andy's original "guest vocal" track. … Read More
1981 23 Years Old His romance with Principal also ended shortly thereafter when she gave him an ultimatum to choose between her or drugs, but not before they recorded and released a duet of the Everly Brothers' "All I Have to Do Is Dream" in the summer of 1981. … Read More
1984 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1984 and 1985 Gibb did finish two successful contracts at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas. … Read More
1986 28 Years Old He also held a two-week engagement at San Francisco's historic Fairmont Hotel in March 1986.
1987 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In early 1987, Gibb went through another drug rehabilitation program and thought he had finally beaten his habits.

THIRTIES

Gibb now aimed to get a recording contract for release of a new album in 1988.
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