Why are they called the Bee Gees?
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Bee Gees facts: Where are they from, what does their name mean and what are their biggest songs?
2. Why are they called the Bee Gees?
Local Australian DJ Bill Gates (not that one) renamed the brothers' group to the BG's (later changed to 'Bee Gees') after his, speedway promoter Bill Goode and Barry Gibb's initials. Thus, the name was not specifically a reference to 'Brothers Gibb', despite popular belief.