FOR the disco generation, Stayin’ Alive will never sound the same again - not since Bee Gee Maurice Gibb succumbed to the complications of a twisted bowel. But what are these complications and why should bowels twist in the first place?
BEE Gees star Maurice Gibb died because his bowel and small intestine had become so twisted they restricted his blood flow, according to post-mortem examination results.
HE WAS known as one of the world’s greatest recording artists, and the tribute to Bee Gee Maurice Gibb yesterday - though deeply private - showed the marks of his fame. About 200 people attended the funeral for the singer-musician three days after his death in a Florida hospital.
THE surviving brothers of the singer Maurice Gibb yesterday voiced their concerns about their brother’s hospital treatment, doubts which they later retracted.
THE Bee Gees will never figure among the heavyweights of rock and pop music but, for a time in the late Seventies, they were as significant an act as the Beatles had been in the previous decade, or as the Sex Pistols and the Clash would be as the next beckoned.
MAURICE Gibb’s twin brother managed to see him one more time in the hours before he died, it emerged last night.
MAURICE Gibb once said the Bee Gees were "three brothers trying to be bigger than the Beatles".
Bass guitarist for the Bee Gees
THE brothers of Bee Gee Maurice Gibb today said they were "devastated" by his death and questioned whether doctors had been right to operate on him.
FANS of the Bee Gees yesterday gathered outside the hospital where singer Maurice Gibb is being treated after suffering a heart attack.