Adeli’s Music Blog

On this day in 1968

Posted in music by adeli on January 27, 2009

On January 27, 1968, The Bee Gees first perform in America at California’s Anaheim Convention Center. They make $50,000 for this gig.

Let’s take a look at the Bee Gees performing some of their classics:

Stayin’ Alive

I Started A Joke


Message To You

For more Bee Gees, click here for my Saturday Night Fever post.

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1977 – Saturday Night Fever

Posted in music by adeli on June 28, 2008

1977’s Saturday Night Fever helped spread disco music around the world. The movie soundtrack, featuring several disco songs by the Bee Gees, became one of the best selling albums of all time.

Here’s a medley of songs from the film, along with movie clips: Saturday Night Fever Medley

Here are the Bee Gees songs featured on the soundtrack:

Stayin’ Alive

How Deep Is Your Love

Night Fever

More Than a Woman

Jive Talkin’

You Should Be Dancing

Other notable songs on Saturday Night Fever:

If I Can’t Have You by Yvonne Elliman

More Than a Woman by Tavares

Open Sesame by Kool & the Gang

Boogie Shoes by KC and the Sunshine Band

Disco Inferno by The Trammps

Andy Gibb

Posted in music by adeli on March 5, 2008

Andy Gibb was born on March 5, 1958 in Manchester, England. He too had the falsetto voice made famous by his older brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb. Andy had some success on his own during the late 70s. Andy Gibb became the first male solo artist to have three consecutive Number One singles on the Billboard Hot 100. These chart toppers were I Just Want To Be Your Everything (’77), Love Is Thicker Than Water (’78), and Shadow Dancing (’78). An Everlasting Love and Don’t Throw It All Away (a Bee Gees song) were also hits for Andy. He died March 10, 1988, at age 30.

Shadow Dancing

I Just Want To Be Your Everything

Love Is Thicker Than Water

An Everlasting Love

Don’t Throw It All Away