Bee Gees Gold

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Bee Gees Gold
Greatest hits album by Bee Gees
Released November 1976
Recorded 7 March 1967 - 12 April 1972
IBC Studios, London, England, United Kingdom
Genre Blue eyed soul, oldies, soft rock, acoustic rock
Label RSO
Producer Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robert Stigwood, Ossie Byrne
Bee Gees chronology
Children of the World
(1976)
Bee Gees Gold
(1976)
Here at Last... Bee Gees... Live
(1977)

Bee Gees Gold was a compilation album, released in America and Japan only (was also released in the UK), that focused on the early hits of the Bee Gees. Labeled as "Volume 1", it featured their U.S. Top 20 hits between 1967 and 1972 (plus "I Can't See Nobody", an album cut from Bee Gees 1st). The album was intended to replace the two previous hits compilations, Best of Bee Gees and Best of Bee Gees, Volume 2. It reached #50 on Billboard's album chart during a time when the Bee Gees were topping the charts with their new R&B/Disco sound found on their then current album Children of the World. Gold went gold in America in January 1978 and has sold 1.3 million copies to date. A kind of second volume was released as Bee Gees Greatest in 1980 which summed up the disco years from 1975-1979.

The album was never released on CD, though the previous two compilations mentioned above were issued in the late 1980s. Cassette versions were available well into the '90s.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 3:57
  2. Holiday (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 2:52
  3. To Love Somebody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 2:58
  4. Massachusetts - 2:22
  5. Words - 3:13
  6. Lonely Days - 3:46

Side two[edit]

  1. Run To Me -3:10
  2. I've Gotta Get a Message to You - 2:59
  3. My World (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 4:18
  4. I Can't See Nobody (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 3:43
  5. I Started a Joke - 3:04
  6. New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb) - 2:09