The Bee Gees were a musical group founded in 1958. The group's line-up
consisted of brothers Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb. The trio were
successful for most of their decades of recording music, but they had two
distinct periods of exceptional success: as a pop act in the late 1960s/early
1970s, and as prominent performers of the disco music era in the late 1970s.
It has been estimated that the Bee Gees' career record sales total more
than 220 million, ranking them among the best-selling music artists of all time.
They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997; the presenter
of the award to "Britain's first family of harmony" was Brian Wilson, historical
leader of the Beach Boys, a "family act" also featuring three harmonising