Barry and the humble bow…..Chicago Mythology Tour
Today I’m not posting one story but a few of the many quotes of thanks that I compiled during the Mythology Tour. Barry would bow in a humbling way, and the fans loved him even more for his humility. Here are some of the thanks……
Troy: “I was 14 when I heard “How Deep Is Your Love” for the first time. That song made me want to be a composer. I thank Barry for that.”
Tom: “I was 9 when I was sitting in the car while my Mom drove and we heard “Saturday Night Fever” on the radio. I have loved the Bee Gees ever since. Thank you.”
Beth: “I saw the Bee Gees in 1974 in Nanuet, New York and fell in love. I have loved them ever since.”
Georges: “They’ve been an inspiration every step of my life. Thank you.”
Mitchell: ” I was seven when “Saturday Night Fever” came out. I became an addict”.
Amanda: “I listened to the Bee Gees with my grandfather. When I was little, I remember how much he loved them. He passed in 2001, and the night before he died, we talked about music. It was a life-changing event for me. I love the Bee Gees.”
Catherine: I equate every event in my life in one way or another to the Bee Gees. I have loved them since I was eight. Thank you, Barry, for touring.”
Marilyn: “Bee Gee music is like medicine when you are sick. Thank you, Barry.”
Julie: I became a fan when I was seven and heard “How Do You Mend a Broken Heart” for the first time. I had a life-size poster of all three Bee Gees. Thank you for the music.”
Jan and Bill: “As children, we grew up with them. Their music is “totally healing and makes you strong”.
Marge: “I knew when I was five and heard the Bee Gee music that I would always love them”.
Maria: “I have loved the Bee Gees since I was a young girl. I come from a family of musicians and we always played their music. It is therapy, that’s all there is to say. When I play their songs, I feel better about everything. Thank you always.”
Ron: “My first Bee Gee concert was in 1974 at the Paramount Theater. I have been a fan since then and am so grateful for their music.”
Sherrie: “A million thanks aren’t enough. This music is so much a part of my life.”
Kym: I have loved Barry Gibb since I was a little girl. He is the perfect man and the perfect singer. There is no one like him, and I am so happy to have a chance to see him perform. Thank you, Barry, for doing this”.
Dave: “When I was a kid, I heard the Bee Gees on the radio. I wanted to be like them, and I wanted to write their kind of songs. I have written all my life because of Barry Gibb. I just want to thank him for giving me inspiration to write. He is a genius.”
From time to time, I will post other quotes from fans that express what fans worldwide feel. Barry surely needs to know how much the fans appreciate him and his life’s work. Continuing to sing is the greatest gift he can give to all of them.