Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees has passed away from cardiac arrest at the young age of 53. Elvis recorded the Bee Gees song 'Words', August 25, 1968 and first released on 'In Person'
With record sales of more than 110 million, the Bee Gee's earned a place in the top-five selling acts of all time, behind The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney. Their success was prodigious - six consecutive number one singles in the US and four in Britain.
Maurice Gibb will be best remembered for adding his unique vocals to the disco tracks on the classic soundtrack for the film Saturday Night Fever.
Updated: Jan 12, 2003