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After all, when we arrived in London, we had nothing. We were unknown. We had no recording contract and no work.
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All my life I had wanted to go into films so when the actual situation arose I decided yes I would.
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All three of us were living in each other's pockets for 35 years.
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And now we can't really accept what we've done and where we are when we read what the magazines are saying.
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Anything can inspire me - a conversation, something strikes you about words which can end up being a title.
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As long as you're having fun, that's the key. The moment it becomes a grind, it's over.
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Back surgery isn't a pleasant experience. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone and I think my back surgery aggravated the arthritis.
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But all bubbles have a way of bursting or being deflated in the end.
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But even now, when people see me in the street, they point upwards to the sky.
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But I always wanted to get married and have a family even when I was 13.
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But it's the tennis I really miss. I didn't start playing till I was about 35 and my joints are no good.
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But pop has changed anyway because the fans look on groups as individuals.
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But sooner or later these bubbles burst anyway, and I would like for the Bee Gees to stop before we wane.
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But when you are in your 50's, you want a hit record, and you want to be recognized as the person who came up with it.
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By going solo I could lose a fortune but money is not important.
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Everybody is a teenage idol.
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Fortunately I can still play the guitar, but I have to strap my wrists up to give them support. It's the twisting of the wrist that causes the pain, so it's OK.
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He was the average guy. Maurice, I think, reflected every man.
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I don't ever wish I was somebody else.
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I don't want to live on past records.
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I gained a fascination for the business, for understanding it, for archaeology, for ancient civilizations.
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I have a huge ego and a huge inferiority complex at the same time.
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I have a little dictaphone and if a sound takes my fancy or if a lyric comes to me in the middle of the night I'll just record it there and then.
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I have had an operation on my back and apparently arthritis occurs with a lot of people who have had back surgery.
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I just didn't believe in two people being a group.
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I just love the feeling a close family gives you and I wouldn't change it for anything.
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I just want to get down to reality.
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I like blues but it is music I am too ignorant to understand.
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I like every part of the pop business - though I'm sick and tired of back-biters.
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I love making records; I love making music; I love writing songs.
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I much prefer staying at home with the wife and kids, watching TV or reading a book.
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I never really did any disco dancing.
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I suffer from extensive arthritis, so it's pretty much everywhere.
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I think every songwriter must feel as we do, but somehow no one who has recorded one of our numbers has made as good a job as we had hoped.
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I think it's really good that we have each other, you know, and we're taking a lot of strength from each other right now, you know.
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I think people are going back to it because it was an innocent era and they just want to live through it all again.
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I think they are grooming me as another Gary Cooper.
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I think vocally and mentally we've managed to stay intact, somehow.
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I want us to go on making records.
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I was nine years old when I asked my brothers to play with me. That was 14 years ago. Something happened after we came to England. We lost enthusiasm.
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I will always have my songs and I don't think I will ever dry-up.
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I would be content if I had nothing but a tape-recorder. I could still write songs and record them.
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I'd have to say, without a doubt, it's a pure love of pop music and the fact that we're a family that's knit together.
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I'm a 50 year old man, jumping out of bed each morning and getting on a place is no longer feasible for me.
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I'm Mr Boring, not a party-goer at all.
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I'm the eldest at 51, and if the Stones can drag themselves around once more, then there's a few more albums in us.
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I'm very much a family person.
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I've changed my lifestyle and diet. I don't eat red meat and I've cut out dairy products.
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I've never been into parties, premieres or night-clubbing.
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I've worked with a lot of people who are more famous than myself who are terribly insecure.
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It is commercial pop that the majority of people understand. A working man's daughter would not understand blues.
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It is not the money but the self-respect and wanting to create good music.
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It was a family thing with us and that maybe is what destroyed it.
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It was great being together as a band, but much more difficult being brothers than it was being in a band.
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It's that feeling of being a family unit.
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It's very questionable, and we will pursue every factor, every element, every second of the timeline, of the final hours of Maurice's life. We will pursue that relentlessly. That will be our quest from now on.
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Leaving Australia was the hardest thing I have ever done.
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Maurice was a silly man. Maurice liked being silly.
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Maurice would prance into a room, you know, and his presence was immediate.
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Maybe the way to do it is through music - keeping the music alive.
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My lower back problems really began in 1989 on the One For All tour, which was agony for me.
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My music, certainly, has never embarrassed me.
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No one so far has been able to get the proper feel of a song.
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Now there is a new group every week; it seems like everybody and anybody can get into the charts.
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Our parents came home one day and heard us, and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us.
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People just like to have a go at other artists.
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Success like we have now was just a very distant dream in 1971.
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Sure I'm leaving the Bee Gees. I'm going into films.
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That's what happens at this point when you lose someone that's close to you like this is you get like a thousand visions at once.
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The Bee Gees no longer exist.
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The next tour will be well spaced as I can't handle performing night after night like it might have been in 1989, when I had to drag myself out to play.
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The only thing I miss on stage is the falsetto.
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The only thing that exists to me is commercial pop music.
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The other secret is that Linda and I are still in love. And being really in love doesn't go away. It's also about being friends.
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The secret is to make sure your family comes before anything else, because no matter what you do you've got to come home.
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Then, during the last six months, my body took a turn for the better. I feel 100 per cent better than I did five years ago.
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There were times about five years ago when I literally couldn't get out of bed. I was living in pain.
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There's still this overriding thing of being commercial, which is always on your mind.
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They know that no group lasts forever.
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Unknown to myself, I damaged all my joints.
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We could have been sleeping on park benches now but fortunately everything turned out well, much better than we had ever hoped.
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We enjoy change and freshness, and disco was only one area we've delved into.
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We had to leave Australia to become international stars.
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We were very influenced by The Beatles, no question.
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Well, we're not really doing anything at the moment except writing songs.
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When you are in your 20's and 30's, you just want a hit record and you don't really care how it happens.
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When you write a song you have an idea of how it should be sung but it doesn't work out that way if someone else records it.
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Wouldn't it be nice if we got to No.1?
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You are never really prepared for criticism.
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You can be tops in Australia and be unheard of everywhere else.
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