Talk:Bee Gees

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Why isn't nationality mentioned?[edit]

It should say, just like every other person or band, that "The BeeGees are an English band...." Why isn't it mentioned? — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:59, 13 February 2014 (UTC)

Although the men were born on the Isle of Man the group was formed in Australia. Later in life they all lived in Miami. This seems to cause edit wars and it was decided to leave the origin field blank and explain the facts in the text. Look in the talk archives. GroveGuy (talk) 19:18, 13 February 2014 (UTC) 👍 Like
Agreed. (Although, to be precise, men aren't born—even on Man!) The brothers did live in Manchester for a while, but that was before they were a band, so "English band" wouldn't make a whole lot of sense. Best if the article doesn't try to specify, since the band's nationality cannot be summed up adequately in one word. Rivertorch (talk) 14:26, 14 February 2014 (UTC)

They were from England so it should say English. Please add it on... — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:50, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for the comment, but it's more complicated than that - GroveGuy (talk · contribs) and Rivertorch (talk · contribs)'s responses above are exactly right. The explanation in the text spells out their background more clearly than any one word description could, and that solution did put an end to the edit wars between Manx, English, and Australian factions - not to mention the Floridians. Sometimes you have to think outside of the box, and it worked here. Tvoz/talk 21:47, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Wrong names[edit]

In the pictures you have confused Maurice and Robin. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 21:14, 21 June 2014 (UTC)

I don't see any misidentification - which picture are you talking about? Tvoz/talk 04:05, 22 June 2014 (UTC)

records sold[edit]

The lead mentioned over 120 millions while further down in the article it states over 200 million sold. Both entries are sourced, but there is some further explanation/research necessary here. To the very least both figures should be mentioned together in the same place (the lead).--Kmhkmh (talk) 03:41, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Thanks for noticing this - fixed now. Tvoz/talk 02:01, 16 September 2014 (UTC)