Andy Gibb

English singer Andy Gibb

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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Death Place
Oxford, England

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Follicularization and sideburn theology - Township Journal
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I can do that Andy Gibb look we all coveted in the seventies. Too bad Andy has . . . you know . . . died. You have no idea how hard I prayed for this day to come when we were in high school. Remember how you all would tease me about what a "smoothy" I
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Sherry Williams & BJW giving FREE clinic / concert tonight, Aug. 17 - Examiner.com
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She followed those early opportunities by touring and/or performing with actress /singer Debbie Reynolds, Andy Gibb, Johnnie Ray, Eddie Kendricks, and Herbie Mann. She has also toured internationally on her own, performing in such exotic locales as
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Nostalgia reigns in Guild's 'Music Man' - Quad City Times
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Supporting players deserving kudos include Scott Tunnicliff, who channels WC Fields while playing the town mayor; Susan Graner, upping the Irish as Marian's mother; Matthew Wright, as Hill's reunited wingman; and Andy Gibb Clark, as the town no-good
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School leavers should start job hunting now - Channel Television
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The advice to act now comes from the head of Careers Jersey, Andy Gibb said. "We expect an influx of queries from young people in late August or early September after A-level, GCSE and degree results are out, but in view of the current job market it
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Journo Haunted by the Ghost of Andy Gibb - mediabistro.com
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Over the weekend, St. Louis Post-Dispatch film critic Joe Williams shared a whopper of a two-part reminiscence involving the late Andy Gibb and a former People magazine staffer. He doesn't refer to the latter
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On tabloid journalism, Jenna Fischer and the future of democracy - STLtoday.com
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He said that his proudest achievement at People was an article about Andy Gibb that portrayed the young singer as a pill-popping porn addict. I asked him why he was proud of ruining someone's career. He smiled and said that someday I would understand
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One dead after head on crash - Boness Today
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Acting Sergeant Andy Gibb of Lothian and Borders Police said: “We are currently working to establish exactly what happened that afternoon, and are still appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time, and who saw what happened to come
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The 22 Rules of Backyard Wiffle - Wall Street Journal
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See that shirtless guy with headphones roller skating to Andy Gibb? Meet your new first baseman. 9. You know that fast-pitch Wiffle craziness you can find on YouTube, with the fratty dudes in uniforms hurling it 84 miles an hour?
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Boat & Caravan Show organisers announce top team - Out And About Live - Motorhome News
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The team, headed by Event Director Andy Gibb, include a team of industry professionals with considerable experience in sales, event management, operations, marketing and PR and exhibition production. Andy Gibb said: “I am absolutely delighted that such
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Event Production Awards – The Judges - Event Industry News
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Andy Gibb, Event Director, said: “With that breadth of expertise, companies competing for an award can be confident that the best will win. And what an accolade, to be commended by a team that's commissioned suppliers for the biggest, most celebrated
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Motorcyclist dies in head-on smash in Edinburgh - Scottish Daily Record
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Acting Sergeant Andy Gibb, from Lothian and Borders Police, said: "We are currently working to establish exactly what happened yesterday afternoon, and are appealing for anyone who may have been in the area at the time, and who saw what happened to
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The List: Rock stars too young to die - Washington Times
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Andy Gibb— The younger brother of the three members of the Bee Gees died at 30 from a heart condition on March 10, 1988. Gibb, who co-hosted TV's “Solid Gold” in 1981 and 1982, had six hit records in the late 1970s, notably “I Just Want to Be Your
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Enjoy art's unpretentious side - Quick DFW
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Did you come into Dolly Python thinking you needed a mini-chandelier made of deer antlers, or an Andy Gibb record on vinyl? Maybe not, but it's those kinds of impulse purchases that you don't actually regret. Because everyone needs an Andy Gibb vinyl
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Today In History - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
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In 1978, Andy Gibb's "Shadow Dancing" topped the charts. In 1982, President Ronald Reagan addressed the United Nations General Assembly for the first time and accused the Soviet Union in his "Evil Empire" speech of world oppression
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Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from Heavy Metal - Patch.com
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In elementary school, I swooned over Shawn Cassidy and Andy Gibb. In junior high, I graduated to Duran Duran. But, In high school, I couldn't get enough of Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, and yes, Iron Maiden
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Andy Gibb
    THIRTIES
  • 1988
    Age 29
    Died on March 10, 1988.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1988
    Age 29
    In early March 1988, Barry Gibb had arranged for Island in England to sign Andy, but when he went to England at the start of 1988, he panicked.
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    At around 8:30 am on 10 March 1988, Gibb's doctor told Andy that more tests were needed.
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    On 5 March 1988, Andy Gibb celebrated his 30th birthday in London while working on the new album.
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    In an early February 1988 interview, Robin Gibb said Andy was healthy and ready to begin recording again.
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    Gibb now aimed to get a recording contract for release of a new album in 1988.
  • 1987
    Age 28
    He returned to the studio in June 1987 recording four songs; one of them, "Man on Fire", was released posthumously in 1991 on a Polydor Records anthology.
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    In early 1987, Gibb went through another drug rehabilitation program and thought he had finally beaten his habits.
  • 1986
    Age 27
    He also held a two-week engagement at San Francisco's historic Fairmont Hotel in March 1986.
  • 1984
    Age 25
    In 1984, he was the headline performer at the Viña del Mar Festival in Chile, performing two nights in a row.
    In 1984 and 1985 Gibb did finish two successful contracts at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas.
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  • 1981
    Age 22
    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.
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  • 1980
    Age 21
    He also co-hosted the television music show, Solid Gold, from 1980 to 1982.
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    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.
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  • 1979
    Age 20
    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.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1978
    Age 19
    The title track, written by all four Gibb brothers, was released as a single in the United States in April 1978.
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    Andy then began work with the Gibb-Galuten-Richardson production team on his second album, Shadow Dancing, which was released in April 1978.
    On 25 January 1978, he had a daughter, Peta Jaye, but the couple had already separated before Reeder discovered she was pregnant.
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  • 1977
    Age 18
    In September 1977 Flowing Rivers, with another number one single "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" (also co-written by Gibb and his brother Barry) to support it, quickly became a million selling album.
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  • 1976
    Age 17
    In late 1976 in Miami, Andy, with older brother Barry producing and recording in the famed Criteria Studios, set about making his first album, Flowing Rivers, around the same time as Eagles finishing their album Hotel California as Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh played on two songs on his first album.
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    Robert Stigwood, who at the time was the Bee Gees's manager, signed Andy to his label, RSO Records in early 1976, after he had heard some of Andy's demo tapes.
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    The single would eventually reach the Top Twenty on the Sydney music charts in 1976, although the ballad was one of his well-known hits.
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  • 1975
    Age 16
    Zenta would appear later as a backing band for Gibb, but did not participate on Gibb's recording sessions around 1975, which featured Australian jazz fusion group Crossfire.
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  • 1974
    Age 15
    At the urging of his brother Barry, Gibb returned to Australia in 1974.
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  • 1973
    Age 14
    Gibb's first recording, in August 1973, was a Maurice Gibb composition, "My Father Was a Rebel", which Maurice also produced and played on.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1967
    Age 8
    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.
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  • 1958
    Born
    Andrew Roy Gibb was born on 5 March 1958 in Manchester, England.
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