Robin Gibb died yesterday (20 May) at 62. We look back at his 50 years in music, beginning here in the early 60s with a young Bee Gees. Robin (right) is with twin Maurice and their older brother Barry.
Robin performing at the London Palladium in 1969, the year he briefly parted with his brothers after a group power struggle.
In the early years of the Bee Gees, the brothers’ line-up was augmented by Vince Melouney and Colin Peterson (foreground, left to right).
Robin in 1969 in his home studio.
In 1967 the Bee Gees scored huge worldwide hits including ‘Massachusetts’, ‘New York Mining Disaster 1941’ and ‘To Love Somebody’.
Robin in his home circa 1974, a fallow commercial period for the Bee Gees.
Maurice, Robin and Barry Gibb at the height of their post-‘Saturday Night Fever’ disco fame, at a Miami Beach concert in November 1979.
Robin with his wife Molly and children Melissa and Spencer, about to board Concorde at Heathrow Airport in 1979.
Robin on German TV show Tele-Zirkus in 1983, the year his solo single ‘Juliet’ reached No.1 in Germany.
The Bee Gees perform ‘Someone Belonging To Someone’ in 1983.
Performing at the Music for UNICEF Concert at the UN General Assembly in New York, 1979.
Robin performing on the TV show Wetten, dass …? in Germany, October 1985.
Robin and Barry Gibb receive their CBEs in 2004. Maurice died the previous year so his son Adam collected it on his behalf.
Robin Gibb CBE poses at his home in aid of The Outward Bound Trust in Oxford, 2008.
Robin pictured at the 6th Rhineland-Palatinate Open Air festival in Mainz, Germany in August 2010.