Cherry Red (song)

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This article is about the Bee Gees song. For the other uses, see Cherry red.
"Cherry Red"
Single by Bee Gees
A-side "I Want Home"
Released March 1966
Format 7"
Recorded February 1966
Genre Merseybeat
Length 3:07
Label Leedon
Writer(s) Barry Gibb
Producer(s) Joe Halford
Bee Gees B-side singles chronology
"And the Children Laughing"
"Cherry Red"
"All of My Life"

"Cherry Red" is a song by the Bee Gees, written by Barry Gibb, released as the B-side of "I Want Home" in March 1966, and has became one of the famous Bee Gees songs in the Philippines and Brazil. The song's opening chord was E followed by Barry singing Where are you?.

"Cherry Red" is a ballad features a harmony by Barry and Robin. It was recorded around February 1966 in Festival Studios, Sydney during the same time as "I Want Home". Colin Petersen thinks he played drums on the two tracks.[1]


It was originally reached #7 in the Philippines in October 12, 1968.[2] and #6 in October 19,[3] #5 in October 26,[4] #4 in November 2,[5] #7 again in November 16.[6] It re-entered the charts on 1 August 1970 reaching #8 in Sao Paulo (Brazil),[7] It reached #6 in Brazil in 22 August 1970.[8] And finally #5 in Brazil in 29 August 1970.[9]


Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1968/1970) Peak
Philippines Singles Chart 7
Sao Paulo (Brazil) Singles Chart 8
Brazil Singles Chart 5