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and later in the Isle of Man, his brothers' birthplace, where his parents were living at the time.
In June 1974, Gibb formed his first group, Melody Fayre (named after a Bee Gees song), which included Isle of Man musicians John Alderson on guitar and John Stringer on drums.
Gibb's success was brief due to drug addiction and depression.
Robert Stigwood, who at the time was the Bee Gees' manager, signed Andy to his label, RSO Records in early 1976, after he had heard some of Andy's demo tapes.
Lesley Gibb had remained in Australia, where she raised a family with her husband.
Both Alderson and Stringer followed Andy to Australia with the hope of forming a band there.
With Col Joye producing, Andy, Alderson and Stringer recorded a number of Andy's compositions.
The first song was a demo called "To a Girl" (with his brother Maurice playing organ), which he later performed on his television debut in Australia on The Ernie Sigley Show.