How Well Do You Know Robin Gibb?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to David English, Robin Gibb was terrified of...
    • A. 

      Birds

    • B. 

      Flying

    • C. 

      Spiders

    • D. 

      Heights

  • 2. 
    Robin Gibb has three children; Spencer, Robin-John, and...
    • A. 

      Michael Gibb

    • B. 

      Dwina Gibb

    • C. 

      Samantha Gibb

    • D. 

      Melissa Gibb

  • 3. 
    Robin Gibb was born in 1949 on the...
    • A. 

      22nd of December

    • B. 

      1st of May

    • C. 

      29th of August

    • D. 

      23rd of January

  • 4. 
    The Bee Gees first broke up in 1969 due to a dispute between Barry and Robin regarding First of May (lead sung by Barry) being used as the A-side over Lamplight (lead sung by Robin). Both of these songs belong to the album...
    • A. 

      Horizontal

    • B. 

      Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

    • C. 

      Odessa

    • D. 

      Sing Slowly Sisters

  • 5. 
    Robin's 1983 hit single, Juliet, went to #1 in which three countries? 
    • A. 

      Germany, Switzerland and Italy

    • B. 

      Australia, Sth. Africa, and Malaysia

    • C. 

      Poland, Australia and France

    • D. 

      The US, Italy and Spain

  • 6. 
    According to David Leaf's 1979 (auto)biography of the Bee Gees, Robin was a child pyromaniac and...
    • A. 

      Was sent to reform school

    • B. 

      Kleptomaniac

    • C. 

      Wanted to be a dancer instead of a singer

    • D. 

      Hated school (and dropped out at age 9)

  • 7. 
    Robin's favourite car was his...
    • A. 

      Rolls-Royce Phantom VI

    • B. 

      Rolls-Royce Corniche

    • C. 

      Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

    • D. 

      Bentley Continental

  • 8. 
    Robin spoke to Leo Sayer in 1983 about his passion for...
    • A. 

      Art

    • B. 

      Studies of Religion

    • C. 

      History

    • D. 

      RnB music

  • 9. 
    Robin has released a total of seven solo albums and has one unreleased album from the early 70s. This album was...
    • A. 

      Give Me A Smile

    • B. 

      Robin's Reign

    • C. 

      Sing Slowly Sisters

    • D. 

      To Whom It May Concern

  • 10. 
    David English has published a book about the Bee Gees, illustrated by Alec Brychta featuring Robin as a ... 
    • A. 

      Red Setter

    • B. 

      Basset Hound

    • C. 

      Character from The Simpsons

    • D. 

      Daschund

  • 11. 
    In 1967 one of Robin's front teeth is partially covered in Gold. This was due to...
    • A. 

      Accidentally falling off the stage while performing

    • B. 

      A fistfight with older brother Barry

    • C. 

      A shoddy orthodontist

    • D. 

      An accident involving a bicycle

  • 12. 
    The Bee Gees 1967 hit single 'Massachusetts' was written, according to Robin 'because too many songs were being written about San Francisco'. Who wrote Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      The Mamas and the Papas

    • B. 

      Robin wrote the lyrics while Barry wrote the tune

    • C. 

      Barry wrote the lyrics while Robin wrote the tune

    • D. 

      The song was written entirely by Maurice

  • 13. 
    The late 60s saw the first massive success of the Bee Gees and the beginning of Robin's problem with...
    • A. 

      His marriage

    • B. 

      His parents

    • C. 

      The death of brother Andy

    • D. 

      Drug addiction

  • 14. 
    According to Robin, he's never weighed more than...
    • A. 

      9.5 stone (60kg)

    • B. 

      9 stone (57kg)

    • C. 

      10 stone (63kg)

    • D. 

      10.5 stone (66kg)

  • 15. 
    Throughout his life, Robin has experimented with many different hair colors. In which decade did he first showcase platinum-blonde curls?
    • A. 

      Mid 60s

    • B. 

      Early 70s

    • C. 

      Early to mid 80s

    • D. 

      Late 90s

  • 16. 
    According to Robin, he could play the violin and organ however (as incorrectly shown in I've Gotta Get A Message To You) he cannot play the...
    • A. 

      Guitar

    • B. 

      Piano

    • C. 

      Flute

    • D. 

      Minimoog

  • 17. 
    Although brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice took up residence in the US, Robin remained in...
    • A. 

      Queensland, Australia

    • B. 

      Douglas, Isle of Man

    • C. 

      Xi'an, China

    • D. 

      Thame, Oxfordshire

  • 18. 
    Although traditionally the 'low' harmony in the Bee Gees distinctive three-part sound, Robin does experiment with falsetto in several tracks from his most successful album, How Old Are You, such as...
    • A. 

      Don't Stop The Night, Juliet, I Believe in Miracles

    • B. 

      Juliet, Toys, How Old Are You

    • C. 

      Kathy's Gone, Another Lonely Night In New York, Juliet

    • D. 

      Night Fever, Stayin' Alive, More Than A Woman

  • 19. 
    At his full-grown height, Robin stands at...
    • A. 

      6'0

    • B. 

      5'11

    • C. 

      5'10

    • D. 

      5'9

  • 20. 
    Robin and his first wife, Molly, divorced in 1981 due to...
    • A. 

      Robin's alcoholism

    • B. 

      The birth of Robin-John

    • C. 

      Molly's affair

    • D. 

      The death of Robin's father

  • 21. 
    Robin, the older twin by 35 minutes, was the third of...
    • A. 

      3 siblings

    • B. 

      4 siblings

    • C. 

      5 siblings

    • D. 

      6 siblings

  • 22. 
    In 1997 the Bee Gees were interviewed by Chris Evans, who bought all three spice girl t-shirts on the condition they give themselves spice-girl themed titles. Maurice was deemed 'Baldy Bee Gee', Barry 'Beardy Bee Gee', while Robin was called...
    • A. 

      Breathy Bee Gee

    • B. 

      Badass Bee Gee

    • C. 

      Beauty Bee Gee

    • D. 

      Toothy Bee Gee

  • 23. 
    SNL has a Bee Gees based skit called 'The Barry Gibb Talk Show', in which Robin is played by...
    • A. 

      Justin Timberlake

    • B. 

      Wayne Gladstone

    • C. 

      David Beckham

    • D. 

      Jimmy Fallon

  • 24. 
    Robin Gibb's last words were,
    • A. 

      'Hello RJ'

    • B. 

      'I want to go home'

    • C. 

      'I love you'

    • D. 

      'I cannot believe he [Mo] is gone'

  • 25. 
    According to Robin, his first girlfriend was named 'Margaret' and hailed from...
    • A. 

      Dubbo, NSW

    • B. 

      Alice Springs, NT

    • C. 

      Lidcombe, Sydney

    • D. 

      Newcastle, Sydney

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