The Outhouse: The Greatest Comic Book Website - For All Your Comics and Entertainment News, Reviews, and Other Insanity

RIP Robin Gibb

RIP Robin Gibb

Robb Gibb, a member of the Bee Gees, has died today at the age of 62, due to colorectal cancer.



During the band's early years, Robin was the lead singer of the group before his brother Barry would take on the role. During his time with the Bee Gees, the group produced songs such as "I Started a Joke", "Staying Alive" and "Night Fever". He also worked with his brother Barry on writing songs for other artists. Tracks such as Barbara Streisand's "Woman in Love" and Kenny Rogers "Islands in the Stream" were written by the duo. Robin's last work was an opera that he co-wrote with his son RJ entitled "Titanic Requiem". It premiered on April 10, 2012 in London, but Robin was unable to attend.

He is survived by his mother, his brother, Barry, his sister, Lesley, his sons, Spencer and RJ, his daughters, Melissa and Snow, and a collection of songs that will ensure that his voice lives on for years to come.



Additonal source: New York Times



Source: USA Today
Written or Contributed by: GLX
Enjoy this article? Consider supporting The Outhouse, a fan-run site, on Patreon. Click here for more info.


Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:



Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

About the Author - GLX


For years, GLX has been writing on-and-off for The Outhousers covering comics, video games and comics - among other things. He currently resides in The South. Yes, that's capitalized, and, no, that doesn't mean it's a place full of sunshine and butterflies.

 

 

 


More articles from GLX