Bee Gees

ALBUM (1977)

Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Soundtrack Various artists Polydor

There aren't many songs that so perfectly represent an entire musical genre like the Bee Gees' Stayin' Alive epitomises disco.

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

Khalil Fong Dai-tung

1. Ray La Montagne - Trouble Ray is the most recent pop rock, grass-roots singer that I really like. He has the voice that I wish I was born with. His voice in Trouble is so raspy and organic but it doesn't feel like he is faking it or trying too hard.

2. John Mayer - Stop This Train

9 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Yesterday, all our troubles seemed so far away

At a time when some Canto-pop stars are mired in controversy, evergreen singer Kenny Bee seems a throwback to a more innocent age. It's 35 years since the guitarist and songwriter first took the stage with local band The Wynners and his blend of pop and romantic balladry has endured while many other stars have faded away.

28 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Question of the week: Name your favourite band or singer.

Vanessa Green, 14

Jay Chou is my favourite artist at the moment. He has a great voice and is very good at rapping. I love most of his songs, as many have catchy lyrics and a good rhythm.

Eri Lam, 17

12 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Scratching the high-pitch itch

Robin Gibb's latest tour is testament to the enduring appeal of the Bee Gees

Despite sales of more than 100 million, some people have trouble taking the Bee Gees and their falsetto voices, tight trousers and string of disco hits seriously.

2 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Catch the Fever with ticket giveaway

If you're a die-hard disco diva or a dyed-in-the-wool John Travolta devotee, you're sure to be a Saturday Night Fever fan.

We can't get our hands on Travolta, but we've got the next best thing. From tomorrow until June 19, The Lyric Theatre will be transformed into a 1970s Brooklyn disco for the Broadway hit, Saturday Night Fever.

19 May 2005 - 12:00am

The Bee Gees in Hong Kong

Some 33 years ago, on the evening of March 19, 1972, thousands of excited fans packed into the old Hong Kong stadium for a very special event. The Bee Gees were giving their first concert here.

As expected, the show was a total success.

The South China Morning Post the next day described it as 'one of the largest pop shows ever presented in Hong Kong'.

28 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Hopes of staging Bee Gees concert in SAR stayin' alive

Hopes of a Bee Gees concert being staged in Hong Kong were reignited yesterday after a concert promoter said he would bring the supergroup to the SAR despite their asking price of more than US$1 million (HK$7.8 million).

1 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Fond memories

I refer to the report headlined 'Bee Gees asking price dashes concert hopes' (South China Morning Post, January 18).

24 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

Bee Gees ticketing disaster April '99

It's a Tragedy. You Should be Dancing at Kai Tak on April 3 - but the threat of ticket piracy has forced the postponement of the Bee Gees' first Hong Kong concert in 24 years.

Fans hoping to see the pop supergroup back in the SAR might have to wait until the end of the year.

27 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Fourth visit for Bee Gees

VETERAN pop stars the Bee Gees will perform at the former airport site at Kai Tak on April 3, after touring New Zealand and Australia. The 40,000 tickets for the show will go on sale next month, priced at $380 to $980. The three British-born Gibb brothers played in Hong Kong three times during the disco era - in 1972, 1973 and 1975.

14 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Celine Dion

Celine Dion Live At Kai Tak January 25, 8.45 pm For those who feared it would, Celine Dion's concert at Kai Tak certainly did not go on and on: in fact, it lasted less than 90 minutes. Despite that, however, there did not seem to be any loud grumbles. Most of the audience, if anything, appeared to have been pleasantly surprised.

28 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Old play gets new rhythm

Form Six students from Island School will stage a modern version of Shakespeare's classic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, later this month.

The classic play will be performed to a modern soundtrack by famous artists and groups such as M People, George Benson, the Stylistics, Imagination, Hot Chocolate, the Bee Gees, Village People, Cyndi Lauper and KC and the Sunshine Band.

19 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

Bee Gees stayin' alive beyond fads

Still Waters - Bee Gees (Polydor) For 30 years, this trio has set trends aside and transcended fads through quality music.

This is the first original album since their 1993 smash collection She Isn't Everything.

21 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Bee Gees seek spot to record HK shot

ANYBODY know of a suitable venue for the Bee Gees (you know, the guys - all hair and top Cs) to do an MTV-type Unplugged session in Hong Kong? We hear that the Gibb brothers - Barry, Maurice and Robin - will be here some time in November to promote their latest album. And they've offered to do an intimate acoustic set for a selected audience.

13 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

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