Interview: Barry's Secret Tragedy
How the Gibbs live in England. Barry, Linda and their family / part 2 One has written about Barry he may have had affairs with Barbra Streisand (for whom he . Announced engagement to Barbra Streisand (May ). Brolin is . Sir Barry Alan Crompton Gibb CBE (born 1 September ) is a British singer, songwriter . No I do not think so, he remained faithful to his wife their only connection was recording an album together.
I couldn't get up without feeling dizzy. And you have this horrible guilt because you feel you are letting everyone else down. I've changed my lifestyle and diet. I don't eat red meat and I've cut out dairy products. I swim an awful lot, too, which I'm told is good for you. I've never had a heated pool before so I've boiled up the pool! The title track is released as a single on Monday.
Tonight the brothers guest on Parkinson, and next Saturday they are broadcasting a BBC Radio 2 concert before an audience. The album was a year in the making and was recorded at Middle Ear Studios in Florida.
It marks a return to their rock, soul and ballad roots, yet retains a contemporary edge. The Gibbs recorded many of the vocals standing around a single mike, as they did when they first started in the s. They have also ditched the falsetto harmonies which were a trademark of their Night Fever days. Of course, there's no argument about all that putting food on the table. He is married to former Scots beauty queen Linda Grey and they have five children - musician Stephen, 27, songwriter Ashley, 25, Travis, 20, Michael, 16, and nine-year-old Alexandra.
I met Linda on the rebound from breaking up with Maureen. But I always wanted to get married and have a family even when I was Linda's parents live with us and have done for years.
They've always been welcome to do so. To me, that's foundation and support. The secret is to make sure your family comes before anything else, because no matter what you do you've got to come home.
The other secret is that Linda and I are still in love. And being really in love doesn't go away.
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It's also about being friends. We can look at each other and know exactly what the other is thinking.
It's complete understanding of each other and sharing. We have never stopped loving each other. I've never been into parties, premieres or night-clubbing.
I much prefer staying at home with the wife and kids, watching TV or reading a book. I'm Mr Boring, not a party-goer at all.
Even the kind of marijuana that exists now is unlike that which was around in the '60s - it is potent and crossbred. Don't tell me, but don't go somewhere dark and nasty to do things like that'. I'm totally opposed to it, but I know I can't stop it. I'm saying things like my father said. Liberace is credited with introducing Barbra to Western American audiences. With her career and popularity rising so quickly, she saw her marriage to Gould as a "stabilizing influence. Streisand received an honorary "Star of the Decade" Tony Award in From to she appeared in her first four solo television specials.
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Starting inshe began attempting more contemporary material, but like many talented singers of the day, she found herself out of her element with rock. Her vocal talents prevailed, and she gained newfound success with the pop and ballad-oriented Richard Perry -produced album Stoney End in The title trackwritten by Laura Nyrowas a major hit for Streisand.
As the s ended, Streisand was named the most successful female singer in the U. The album contained the hits " Woman in Love " which spent several weeks on top of the pop charts in the fall of" Guilty ", and " What Kind of Fool ".
After years of largely ignoring Broadway and traditional pop music in favor of more contemporary material, Streisand returned to her musical-theater roots with 's The Broadway Albumwhich was unexpectedly successful, holding the coveted No. The album featured tunes by Rodgers and HammersteinGeorge GershwinJerome Kernand Stephen Sondheimwho was persuaded to rework some of his songs especially for this recording.
The Broadway Album was met with acclaim, including a Grammy nomination for album of the year and handed Streisand her eighth Grammy as Best Female Vocalist. After releasing the live album One Voice inStreisand was set to release another album of Broadway songs in Streisand was not happy with the direction of the project and it was scrapped. At the beginning of the s, Streisand started focusing on her film directorial efforts and became almost inactive in the recording studio.
Ina four-disc box set, Just for the Record, was released. A compilation spanning Streisand's entire career to date, it featured over 70 tracks of live performances, greatest hits, rarities and previously unreleased material.
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Streisand's music career, however, was largely on hold. A appearance at an APLA benefit as well as the aforementioned inaugural performance hinted that Streisand was becoming more receptive to the idea of live performances.
A tour was suggested, though Streisand would not immediately commit to it, citing her well-known stage fright as well as security concerns. During this time, Streisand finally returned to the recording studio and released Back to Broadway in June The album was not as universally lauded as its predecessor, but it did debut at No.
Tickets for the tour were sold out in under an hour. Streisand also appeared on the covers of major magazines in anticipation of what Time magazine named "The Music Event of the Century".
The tour was one of the biggest all-media merchandise parlays in history. The Concert went on to be the top-grossing concert of the year and earned five Emmy Awards and the Peabody Awardwhile the taped broadcast on HBO was the highest-rated concert special in HBO's year history.
Following the tour's conclusion, Streisand once again kept a low profile musically, instead focusing her efforts on acting and directing duties as well as a burgeoning romance with actor James Brolin.
It reached 8 on the Billboard Hotand was her first significant hit in almost a decade and her first top 10 hit on the Hot and first gold single since The album received generally favorable reviews and once again debuted at No. Following her marriage to Brolin inStreisand recorded an album of love songs entitled A Love Like Ours the following year.
Reviews were mixed, with many critics complaining about the somewhat syrupy sentiments and overly-lush arrangements; however, it did produce a modest hit for Streisand in the country-tinged "If You Ever Leave Me", a duet with Vince Gill. On New Year's EveStreisand returned to the concert stage, selling out in the first few hours, eight months before her return. A two-disc live album of the concert entitled Timeless: Live in Concert was released in Streisand performed versions of the Timeless concert in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia, in early In advance of four concerts two each in Los Angeles and New York in SeptemberStreisand announced that she was retiring from playing public concerts.
Her performance of the song " People " was broadcast on the Internet via America Online. Streisand's most recent albums have been Christmas Memoriesa somewhat somber collection of holiday songs, and The Movie Albumfeaturing famous film themes and backed by a large symphony orchestra. The song is included on Bennett's 80th birthday album, Duets.
In Septemberthe pair filmed a live performance of the song for a special directed by Rob Marshall entitled Tony Bennett: Streisand's duet with Bennett opened the special.
InStreisand announced her intent to tour again, in an effort to raise money and awareness for multiple issues. Special guests Il Divo were interwoven throughout the show. The show was known as Streisand: Streisand's concert tour set box-office records. She set the third-place record for her show of October 9, at Madison Square Garden, the first- and second-place records, of which are held by her two shows in September She set the second-place record at MGM Grand Garden Arena with her December 31,show being the house record and highest-grossing concert of all time.
The Ireland date was marred by issues with serious parking and seating problems leading to the event's being dubbed a fiasco by Hot Press. In FebruaryForbes listed Streisand as the No. This album debuted at No. On February 1,Streisand joined over eighty other artists in recording a new version of the charity single " We Are the World ". Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie planned to release the new version to mark the 25th anniversary of its original recording.
These plans changed, however, in view of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12,and on February 12, the song, now called " We Are the World 25 for Haiti ", made its debut as a charity single to support relief aid for the island nation. The concert included musical tributes by Streisand to Donna Summer and Marvin Hamlischboth of whom had died earlier in