Ailing Bee Gees star Robin Gibb received a standing ovation as he made a return to the stage on Monday night (13Feb12).
The Stayin' Alive hitmaker, who is battling colon cancer, made his first public performance in several months by joining military singers The Soldiers for the Coming Home charity concert, which supports injured servicemen.
Gibb appeared on stage to close the show at the London Palladium, singing Bee Gees classics How Deep Is Your Love and I've Gotta Get A Message To You, which he recorded with The Soldiers last year (11) to raise funds for the British armed forces.
The 62 year old, who has been undergoing chemotherapy sessions and was forced to cancel a series of gigs when he was diagnosed with the disease last year (11), brought the crowd to its feet as he walked on stage.
Speaking before the show, he told Britain's Daily Mirror he felt "fantastic" and his doctors revealed earlier this month (Feb12) the disease has "almost gone".
An audience member adds, "Robin looks wonderful, as well as he has done for ages, and his voice was sounding great. He's still got such a unique sound, it was a real honour to watch him as I know he has been very ill. Everyone was thrilled to see him looking so well."