|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||disco pop 70s classic rock australian soft rock rock|
|Decades:||1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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5 March 1958, Manchester, England, d. 10 March 1988, Oxford, England. Following the international success of his three elder brothers in the Bee Gees, Andy appeared as a star in his own right in 1977. Emerging at the beginning of the disco boom, he scored three consecutive US number 1 hits with his first three chart entries. I Just Want To Be Your Everything, (Love Is) Thicker Than Water and Shadow Dancing made him one of the most commercially successful recording artists of his era and for a time he even eclipsed his illustrious brothers in popularity. Six further hits followed, including a collaboration with Olivia Newton-John (I Cant Help It) before Gibb moved into television work. The pressure of living with the reputation of his superstar brothers, coupled with immense wealth and a hedonistic bent, brought personal problems and he became alarmingly reliant upon cocaine. Within months of his brothers...