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Monday
May212012

Rock Stars Pay Tribute to Late Bee Gees Singer Robin Gibb

RobinGibb.comTributes are pouring in from throughout the music world in homage to Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb, who died Sunday at age 62 after a long battle with cancer and intestinal problems.  Among the many stars lamenting the loss of the singer was Ringo Starr.

"I send all his family peace and love.  This is a sad moment for them," the famed Beatles drummer told BBC News.  He added that the legacy Robin leaves behind includes "'Stayin' Alive,' the harmonies and the songs [he and his brothers have] written."

Heart's Ann Wilson also mourned Robin's passing, posting a message on her band's official website that read, "Bless the Brothers Gibb.  Their family blend inspired many harmonies in the back of vans full of traveling musicians.  They certainly taught us how to sing 3 part harmonies and make them soar."

Here are comments from a number of other famous music artists about Gibb's death:

Peter Frampton: "So sorry to hear Robin Gibb has lost his battle with cancer.  My heart goes out to the entire Gibb family at this very sad time. RIP."

Stevie Nicks: "RIP Robin Gibb.  The soundtrack of my wonder years is vaporizing one artist at a time with these iconic musical losses lately."

The Doors: "We send our condolences to the family and fans of Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees…Broadcaster Paul Gambaccini described Gibb as 'talented beyond even his own understanding'… Robin, you will be missed."

Meanwhile, the Hollywood Historic Trust honored Gibb by placing flowers on the singer's Hollywood Walk of Fame star on Monday afternoon. 

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