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Bee Gees guitar signed by all members goes to auction

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A guitar once owned by the Bee Gees' Maurice Gibb is up for auction.

The Gibson J45 acoustic guitar is signed by all three members and is expected to sell for around £10,000.

Maurice used the guitar to compose the track 'Jive Talkin' ', considered to be the band's 'comeback' single since 'How Can You Mend A Broken Heart.'

Originally the guitar was given away as a prize in 1987 on Bruno Brookes' Radio 1 show.


Watch: Bee Gees' Barry Gibb talks of life growing up in Manchester and the Isle of Man

Did you know that one of their songs plays on the radio somewhere in the world every 20 seconds?

It could be Tragedy, How Deep is Your love, You Win Again-they're all classics.

And as they were born on the isle of man we can certainly claim them as local talent.

Our entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmore reports on Barry Gibb's latest television interview:

Barry Gibb pays tribute to Bee Gees in Manchester

Barry Gibb is performing songs from his illustrious career at the Phones 4U Arena in Manchester this evening.

The musician has designed his Mythology tour as a salute to his brothers creating an emotional journey as he draws from every era of their catalogue and huge international success achieved by the Bee Gees.

Tonight's concert will feature a band that includes Barry Gibb's son, guitarist/vocalist, Stephen, Maurice's daughter, Samantha and Beth Cohen:-

Gibb to tour after 'losing the meaning of everything'

Barry Gibb has made his first visit to England since the funeral of his brother Robin and described how music brought him back from his grief.

Born on the Isle of Man and raised in Manchester the last surviving Bee Gee, Barry Gibb is back has announced he'll tour the UK in September. He spoke to us about how he intends to carry on bands legacy. Sarah Rogers has more:


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