NEWS, December 8

   Newest Update – Bee Gees Movie
Lorene Scafaria (Hustlers director) will direct the still untitled Bee Gees movie. The Paramount project is being produced by GK Films, Amblin, and Sister.

In March of this year, “Sing Street” filmmaker Carney stepped in for Kenneth Branagh, who was originally attached when the project was announced in March 2021. Oscar-nominee John Logan also signed on to the project in 2021, taking over from screenwriter Ben Elton.

John Carney, has stepped down, and the director of 2019’s Hustlers, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, and The Meddler:….. Lorene Scafaria, will now be sitting in the director’s chair and make the film for Paramount Pictures. Lorene Scafaria’s Hustlers became the highest-grossing live-action stateside film for star Jennifer Lopez taking in $105 million and her highest opening with $33 million. The Bee Gees biopic film has been in development at Paramount for quite a while, John Logan has reportedly written the latest version of the screenplay. Graham King, who produced the Oscar-winning Freddie Mercury biopic The Bohemian Rhapsody will produce the Bee Gees film along with Amblin Entertainment. Barry Gibb will be heavily involved with the project as an executive producer

Christmas and New Years wishes to the Gibb Families
Dear GSI members, Christmas is coming and also this year you have the opportunity to send personal wishes to the Gibb Family. Like earlier years I decided to give all GSI members a chance to write down their personal wishes to The Gibb Family in the comments of a special posting on our GSI Face Book group. I of course have tagged Linda, Yvonne, Dwina and Peta to give them a chance to read everything on behalf of their families, if and when they wish. Go to: GSI, Brothers Gibb and Bee Gees info at:
Enjoy your Christmas Time!!

David English In Loving Memory
This is the title of a special photo file on our GSI Facebook group which I started and which will grow the coming time with all kinds of David English / Gibbs related photos as an honor to Dave. Go to:
There will probably also be published a photo report of David English on this website in a while.

Marion: GSI 12/08/22  

NEWS, November 17

 Condolences Card David English.
I have updated you the past week about dear Dave English and many of you posted comments to the family on GSI Facebook group already. For those of you who’d like to send a condolences card I will give you here the right address to do so:

The family of Dr David English CBE
C/O Harry the fish
Unit 5, Wixford Park
George’s Elm Lane
Bidford on Avon
B50 4JS. England
United Kingdom

Marion: GSI 11/17/22  

NEWS, November 14

 David English obituary from The London Times.
PDF file: click here

David and Barry at Bunbury cricket festival in 2004. Copyright Tony Larkin, Rex Features

Marion: GSI 11/14/22  

NEWS, November 5

  Dear GSI members

David English

I am sad to report that the Bunbury Cricket Skipper and Legend, the wonderful David English, former president of RSO, good friend of Barry and the Gibb family and well known for his charity events and the Bunbury Cricket Team …..

had a bad heart attack last Tuesday morning and was operated on quickly. He is fighting hard and we know the thoughts of all the Bunburys and of all his other friends will be with him and wishing him a speedy recover!

David is currently resting in hospital and next week they will be conducting tests to evaluate his condition.

GSI wishes David a soon and fully recovery and sending love and hugs to him.

David and The Bee Gees brothers

Marion: GSI 11/05/22  
(more info on the GSI Facebook group, where you can also leave a comment to wish David a speedy recovery).

NEWS, October 17

 Great honour presented to Bee Gees’ Sir Barry Gibb on October 16. 2022. in Miami Beach.

Barry with Arthur Sinodinos, Australia’s Ambassador to the USA

Barry Gibb was named an honorary Companion of the Order of Australia. On January 27. GSI already mentioned that Barry will be giving this award: as the last surviving member of iconic pop band the Bee Gees he has been honoured along with five other non-citizens who have received medals for bettering the nation. Barry has also been recognized for his philanthropy and charity work, including his involvement in a 2009 charity concert benefiting Victorian bushfire and Queensland flood victims, where he performed with Olivia Newton-John.

In addition to his honorary companion award, five other non-citizens were awarded honorary medals in the Order of Australia. Mr Gibb is a US citizen and the honorary award he has received is designed to honour non-citizens “where their service has benefited Australia and Australians” in “Australia’s pre-eminent means of recognising service and achievement”, Governor-General David Hurley said. Unlike citizen appointments that are considered by the Council of the Order of Australia, honorary award recipients are recommended by the prime minister before being approved by the governor-general.

Barry shows one of the great albums he wrote and recorded with Robin and Maurice. Here At Last … Bee Gees Live!

This is what the list mentions about Barry:
“Barry Gibb, United States of America: For eminent service to the performing arts as a musician, songwriter and record producer, to the advancement of Australian music artists, and to philanthropy.-

Barry received the award in Miami Beach, October 16. !!
On Twitter, Australian Ambassador Arthur Sinodinos AO: “A great honour to present Bee Gees’ Sir @GibbBarry CBE AC with an Honorary Companion of the Order of Australia for his longstanding support & development of the Australian music industry in which he helped bring to an international audience, & for his philanthropic work.”

The small official (AC) Investiture Ceremony took place at Barry’s house in Miami on Sunday afternoon 16th October 2022 with some Gibb family members and close friends Steve and Noeleen Stewart present along with other Australian Embassy and Consulate personal. taken by Ms Alexas McLeod. EA to the Ambassador Embassy of Australia.

CONGRATS!!! from GSI…… to Barry Gibb, his brothers and The Bee Gees music!

Marion: GSI 10/17/22  

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NEWS, September 29

 Some updates
Probably it will answer a few questions fans have had lately.
Many asked about the hurricane situation in Florida. GSI received an update from the Gibbs over there on September 25.: “Thankfully we are not in the ‘direct line of fire’ of hurricane ‘Ian’ but are expecting 3 -6 inches of rain and high wind gusts from the outer storm bands on Tuesday and Wednesday here on the east coast of Florida as it makes it’s way up the west coast towards Tampa and Tallahassee”. Latest update which I received today September 29: Everyone is ok here in the South East Florida. We only experienced 6 inches of rain and strong wind gusts!!
There are no recording sessions planned yet by Barry before the end of the year.
The Japanese record company are planning the release / re – release the complete Bee Gees’ Catalogue and are hoping to be ready do so before the end of this year.
Barry took a break from working on his book for a while but has recently started working on it again with his son Ashley.
No casting news yet about the upcoming biopic film about The Bee Gees

Marion: GSI 09/29/22  

NEWS, August 23

   Soon it will be September 1

Barry’s Birthday – Barry and Linda’s wedding anniversary
Like each year members of GSI can again send their wishes to Barry, Linda and family by posting a comment below a special article I’ve put on the GSI Facebook group today. I have tagged Linda again and so all your comments can be seen by Linda, Barry and family on:

Today I was told… If fans want to send Barry and Linda Birthday /Anniversary greeting cards that’s ok but please do not send any gifts, also individual acknowledgements will not be possible.

Instead of sending gifts…. You can think of giving a donation to a cause they like. I was asked to suggest that fans wanting to make a donation to Barry or Barry and Linda should make a donation to for instance DRI. DRI usually will let you know that a donation has been made in his or their name. In terms of a UK based charity, Nordoff Robbins who as we know are receiving Barry’s income from his Isle of Man stamp issue would be a good choice too. Donations to their beloved causes are a wonderful present to give to Barry and Linda.

I know that despite all my explanations and the requests of the Gibb family to the fans the past years many of you keep sending items and requests for autographs to Barry and family. This doesn’t make me happy. I have discussed this already several times with management and family and always tell them that I regret to hear that despite my asking in their name not to do so, it still happens that many fans write to Barry’s address for autographs or otherwise. It simply isn’t possible at the moment!! This means that as a result I heard today, for the requests which are now already at Barry’s place: they only will be able to send out photos with printed signatures, at least for now!! Until maybe management/family will decide for another solution. So…. do not send new requests anymore now. I hope that you all will really respect the wishes of The Gibb family!!

Like mentioned in the GSI Guidelines if you have a question you can write to me at:

Marion: GSI 08/23/22  

NEWS, August 8

 Olivia Newton John

Sad news about good friend of The Gibbs: Olivia Newton John. Today she passed away. We all know that she and her family were good friends with The Gibbs and not so long ago Olivia once again went in the studio with Barry for his latest album Greenfields Volume1.
GSI sends condolences to all of Olivia’s family and friends – RIP Olivia
Below her husbands’ statement on social media.
Let’s never forget her good ideas and thoughts and always remember and enjoy her music.

BARRY ON INSTAGRAM about the passing of dear friend Olivia.

Marion: GSI 08/08/22  
(more info on our Facebook group – ).

NEWS, July 23

 Barry in London
While staying this summer in his UK home with his family for a number of weeks already Barry and Linda decided tonight to visit the special Abba Voyage show in London.

Barry and Linda visiting the Abba Voyage show in London

Marion: GSI 07/23/22  

NEWS, July 10

  Dear Bee Gees fans It’s summer time….. which means I won’t be able to be online as much as usual the coming weeks. Busy with all kinds of everything…… away from home more often……. out of the country for holidays etc. etc. I’ll try to keep the GSI Facebook group however as updated as possible ( and will now and then answer some emails and update the website. I won’t be that much online as usual though, sorry. Wishing you all a good summer too.

Marion: GSI 07/10/22  

NEWS, July 6

   Samantha Gibb – new music
Samantha has a new video: Good Lovin’
“You say I’m a dreamer, but I’m doing fine,” sings Samantha Gibb on the stirring chorus of “Good Lovin” ,her latest single. And why shouldn’t she be? She’s got everything a pop musician needs: a gorgeous voice, a knack for irresistible melody, and an unshakable sense of self-possession. Samantha Gibb knows exactly who she is, and what she wants; better still, she knows how to bring her musical dreams alive in sound and texture.

Marion: GSI 07/06/22  

NEWS, July 1

  Congrats by Barry Gibb
Barry Gibb congratulates the Today Show, aired July 1, 2022. This is his pre- recorded video to the Australian show, like we mentioned before.

Barry, Late June 2022

  Colin Petersen, podcast
Bee Gees drummer Colin Petersen remembers his time as a child actor, friendship with Maurice Gibb, playing in the group from 1967 to 1969 and move into management and production in the 1970s.

Marion: GSI 07/01/22  

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NEWS, June 29

  New Biography news
Arrow Through The Heart is the name of the unauthorized Andy Gibb biography by Matthew Hild Thanks to the stories of people who lived and/or worked with Andy for some time and people who met Andy once or more.
More on our Facebook group:

Marion: GSI 06/29/22  

NEWS, June 9

   UPDATE: Bee Gees Biopic and New Album!!
“Several fans have been sending me questions as they were confused after reading postings elsewhere on Facebook concerning the biopic plans and other plans for Barry. I understand this concerns an article of over a year ago!!! (about March 2021). However things have changed already since then like GSI already mentioned in the latest updates here on the group of last January, March and April!! I mentioned about the new team working for the Bee Gees biopic. John Carney is working on the project now since Kenneth Branagh parted late last year and John Logan is writing the script. The change won’t cause much of a delay I heard so like earlier mentioned probably it will go into pre- production somewhere in 2023 and likely not hit the big screen until late 2024. The producers of the Bee Gees biopic seem to be extremely excited about their final team now in place including director John Carney and writer John Logan so I guess it will not be long before Barry, Dwina and Yvonne receive the initial draft of a script for their consideration!!!

Latest about Barry’s recording plans etc: I heard that the follow up album of Greenfields Voluwe One is at the moment still in the planning stages so I believe the earliest they would commence recording would be late this year or early 2023. I will keep you posted as always.”

GSI tip: interview
Barry Gibb discusses Carson, Bee Gees, brother Andy, Streisand, McCartney, Dolly, Letterman, Leno, Hope, Burns, and being knighted by Prince Charles.

Marion: GSI 06/09/22  

NEWS, June 2

 The Bee Gees in the 1970s: Decades
Releases 30 sep. 2022
Pre order now

Marion: GSI 06/02/22  

NEWS, May 28

 Thame Museum – The exhibition is a success

Dwina came to visit the exhibition again today, May 28. source Thame Museum, Louise James

Lots of people are visiting the small museum to take a look at the special Robin exhibition. Previous photos show that the eldest grand children of Robin had already visited during a private viewing before the opening and even young Oliver has been there yet with dad Robin John. Today Dwina also visited again and came with good friend and DJ Mike Read to the exhibition.

Robin John with his youngest son Oliver in front of the Thame Museum.

More photos on the Facebook group.

Marion: GSI 05/28/22 

NEWS, May 20

 Robin Gibb’s 10th anniversary of death commemorated
“It was as if he was here yesterday,” says widow of legendary Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb as it reaches the 10th anniversary of his death.

More about the commemorating of the anniversary of Robin’s passing on GSI Facebook group.

Including there: all the latest about the special CD by Alistair Griffen and of course the special exhibition in Thame.

Thame Museum private viewing
Some photos I received of the private viewing at the Robin Gibb exhibition in the Thame Museum, which will officially start May 21.
Thanks Gibb family, Thanks Nancy Natoli.

Thame exhibition, private viewing

Lots of more photos on the Facebook group:

Dwina visits the exhibitions before opening, video

Robin John Gibb, message on Facebook on the 10th anniversary of his fathers’ passing.
Only death could keep such best friends apart. So sad, the dreams we shared cut short But you remain alive in me and my posterity ‘old sport’

I’ll stand proud upon your shoulders and keep the Legacy alive, building upon the edifice you and your brothers, my amazing uncles, built from nothing. Like an egg from the ashes of a phoenix your Legacy will be nurtured and grow within the hearts of both myself and my children, your dynasty. In the music industry and beyond. The dreams we shared shall be realised and are already flourishing. A piece of art we created for our clothing line I posted tonight on my Facebook Profile and as Administrator of your Facebook Page/Profile, my new Marketing Agency SEO NEXUS LLC (a subsidiary of Redbreast Ltd and Redbreast Records, yet another of our shared dreams which will be realised next week!

The website is now live and can be visited, but we will be accepting clients only at some point next week) will announce it’s full operation & the re-launch of One of our other passions, letting the world know that the only money of any value is precious metal, as our paper “fiat” currency is worthless. My father and I will explain more about it in a book I’ll be releasing. I’m not a financial advisor but it has changed the lives of our family and many others we know. So I built in honour of my father.

I am launching an album release, as promised earlier in the year, and it will include material we wrote and sang together, as well as other unheard material, including my own catalogue. Which I’ve kept on hold for too long to realise these other dreams as well. Finally all is culminating. 10 years ago I lost my father, and yet also my brother at heart… I love you so much Dad.

My beloved father, it warms my heart to know that we WILL sing together on stage once more! [That sounds crazy, I know, but there’s a surprise hidden within my last sentence, above, which you will understand much sooner than you might think and don’t worry guys, it doesn’t involve me “going to the other side” to see him or anything like that, I love my life and my family and that is why this will be all the more incredible]. Robin John.

Bee Gees’ 90s Comeback ‘Still Waters’ Turns 25 – Why It’s 1 Of The Most Important Albums They Ever Made
May 2022 marks both the 25th anniversary of the release of the Bee Gees’ Still Waters album, as well as 10-years since Robin Gibb died aged just 62. To commemorate these anniversaries, I’ve done a deep dive as to why Still Waters became the Bee Gees biggest LP since 1979….. by Tim Roxborogh.

Robin’s resting place
The 10th. anniversary of his passing.
The resting place covered with flowers

Flowers at Robin`s grave

Lots of more photos on the Facebook group:

Marion: GSI 05/20/22  

NEWS, May 9

 UPDATE – Robin Gibb, The 10th. Anniversary of his passing
The Robin Gibb Tribute Exhibition on the 10th anniversary of his death opens on Saturday 21st May 2022. ( 10:00am – 4:00pm. ). In answer to many questions: The exhibition will be running throughout the summer and probably into October 2022.!!

Some videos. FOREVER TODAY (Full Video) written by Robin Gibb & Alistair Griffin
Bumsrush    A selection of comedy sketches by Barry Gibb, David English and Ashley Gibb. Filmed over the previous 25 years. “Bumsrush The Madness Begins”

Marion: GSI 05/09/22  

NEWS, May 6

   Robin Gibb – The 10th. Anniversary of his passing

Gibb Family in the garden of Prebendal, Thame

I can today post the first info about this special exhibition plans to honour Robin Gibb in Thame.
There will come a Tribute Exhibition on the 10th anniversary of his death in the Thame Museum in Thame, from Saturday 21st May 2022, 10:00am – 4:00pm.
Entrance is free.
Thame Museum is proud to present this small tribute in partnership with Dwina Gibb, Robin’s widow.

Thame museum

Marion: GSI 05/06/22  

NEWS, April 19

 GSI update – Dear GSI Members,
I receive many questions from all of you week after week. I often try to email back personally, and often answer the questions on the group.

Also the last two months I again received questions from many of you although not much is 100% certain or confirmed yet but you know that I am in touch with many people in and around the Gibbs since the early seventies already and post updates, news etc. etc. since then.

So, here’s some of what you have been wondering the past months. When I hear more details, receive confirmation or what ever I will surely let you know like always.

——- All is okay with the Gibbs in Florida, also concerning Covid. The situation is getting much better
—- I believe that the recent change of Biopic team members was due to the covid delay causing scheduling conflicts based on previous team members prior contractual commitments. I don’t think however this will cause much if any delay!
—— The photo of Barry I posted last week looks like he met with John Logan recently, that’s good.
—- I think that Barry and family members may visit the UK this summer for a 3 – 4 weeks vacation but no final decision has been made yet I understand and as such there are no plans in place yet to visit the Isle of Man too.
—- I understand that one talked and discussed about a follow up album to ‘Greenfields’ but as yet this has not been confirmed….. concerning the latest question I received this morning about the possibility that Barry might be planning a live stream concert on May 16: No, there are no plans for a live streaming event….!!
Source: Marion / GSI.

Marion: GSI 04/19/22  

NEWS, April 6

 Gaumont Theatre
Unfortunately the historic Chorlton Picture House was sold last week.
Hazel and Justine Gibb Gibb are not happy: “not looking good for the cinema this is the outfit who co op is selling to “.

From Facebook: Chorlton CLT- Community Land Trusts:
The news has just come out that the Co-op has sold the Funeral Care/ Picture House site to Southway Housing Trust. We are very frustrated about the decision, but there is still a way forward. We are talking to Southway to develop a viable shared plan to achieve our aims for the site. Continue to beOur core ambitions for the Picture House site and the Stayin’ Alive campaign

1. To establish place that can create jobs and businesses to help strengthen the High Street and district centre economy.
2. To create an open and welcoming place for residents and visitors.

The Picture House building at the front of the site is ideally located at the heart of the district centre and has the floorspace to help us achieve that vision and celebrate our historic link to the Bee Gees. We believe our aims for Chorlton are more important than ever. We will not support a scheme that leads to the demolition of the building or for a primarily housing development on that site. We have set out our position and an explanation of recent events in the latest news story on Place North West is widely read by the property industry and will be seen by everyone involved in the process.Please share the news with friends and family. We would encourage you to reaffirm your passion for our plans by posting comments asap at the Place North West article where the story has been released here.

Thank you for your ongoing support.
Follow the situation on Facebook.

Marion: GSI 04/06/22  

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NEWS, March 31

 New team for Bee Gees biopic
John Carney is ready to try his hand at the musical biopic of The Bee Gees. Late last year Kenneth Branagh who was attached to direct parted ways with the project. John Logan is writing the script and Barry Gibb like earlier mentioned is executive producer and is described as “very involved in the narrative film”
. Read more:

Alistair Griffen’s tribute to Robin Gibb
Alistair: ” I had the pleasure of working, recording, touring and writing with the great Robin Gibb. To mark 10 years since his passing I’m releasing the song we wrote together Forever Today as part of an album of songs in tribute to him. Working with him and spending time with him was the highlight of my career and Forever Today is one of my most treasured songs. I hope you like it.
You can pre-order the album here. Wouldn’t it be lovely to see Robin’s name in the charts once again. “.
His posting on our GSI Facebook group:

New Tim Roxborogh article
Tim has written this new piece which while about Taylor Hawkins, also features his cover of Andy’s Shadow Dancing.

Lost Brisbane: Cribb Island
More about …. The childhood home of the Gibb brothers Listen audio:

Marion: GSI 03/31/22   Follow GSI daily on the Facebook group:

NEWS, February 25

 Colin Petersen, From Smiley to the Bee Gees
Colin speaking to Rheinberger on Breakfast, Australia. Interview broadcast: 25 Feb 2022

The Bee Gees Biopic (N/A)
Marion / GSI update: due to Covid this project has been delayed until probably end 2024 (release on screen) I keep you posted.
Upcoming music biopics
Get ready to put on those shiny medallions and flared trousers to watch the life and times of the disco icons. Paramount Pictures has tapped Kenneth Branagh of all people to direct the biopic, and The Bee Gees feel a long, long way away from Shakespearean adaptations.

British comedy legend Ben Elton is writing the script and, given the success he had with the Queen musical We Will Rock You, The Bee Gees could be in for a similar boost.

Greenfields…. and other releases
update: on request
GSI received many questions about when new releases are coming and what is planned.

Latest I heard is that there are plans for the coming years to release 2 more Greenfields volumes as well as paying attention to releasing some unreleased material.

I’ll keep you posted.

Marion: GSI 02/25/22  

NEWS, January 24

   Movie Update
“I was recently told that the movie development has been delayed by Covid and the biopic producers have another year in terms of delivering a script that They, Barry, Dwina and Yvonne are happy with, probably it won’t go into pre- production until 2023 and likely not hit the big screen until late 2024”.

Marion: GSI 01/24/22 

NEWS, January 21

 Love And Hope Ball
The past 2 weeks GSI has been receiving questions about Love And Hope Ball: will it be organized this year, when , where etc…. I have checked:

We all know that organizing big events still is a problems due to Corona in most countries and so for the moment I recommend that you do not make any plans (flights, hotels, etc.) to go and visit a possible Love and Hope Ball this Spring as there is no guarantee that this event will be confirmed and I understand that Barry and Linda would not be attending in person this year. Perhaps only via video message. If and when GSI has more info and details I will as always post this on website and Facebook group.

Marion: GSI 01/21/22  

NEWS, January 10

 Shirlee Faur has passed away

Sad news at the beginning of the year, which GSI heard yesterday.
“I received the message that Shirley Faur has passed away. Known by many of us as: Shirlee from Omaha. Her daughter Karla wrote me Shirley passed away in her sleep on January 5th. 2022. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s since about 2015. She worked with me for quite some years doing fan work for The Bee Gees. I visited her at her home once in Omaha and we went to Miami Beach to visit Barry and Linda Gibb as well.
Wonderful memories will stay in my heart for ever.
Rest In Peace dear friend and thanks so much for everything. Marion/GSI”

Decades 60ties and 70ties
Andrew Mon Hughes:
“Those of you who follow closely activity on social media will be aware that we have been in the process of writing a new book for the past year. What was originally intended to be one book has actually turned in to a series of four books which will be published over the next two years. The first of these books, DECADES: The Bee Gees in the 1960s has been published already 28 October. We’ve kept you up to date on Facebook about the project. We are thrilled that Robin’s son, Spencer, and former Bee Gee, Vince Melouney have written the foreword to this first volume.”

Decades 1, The Bee Gees in the 60ties
To order the English edition:

Decades 2, The Bee Gees 70ties!! (Paperback)
Will be released, April 28, 2022

Marion: GSI 01/10/22  

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