Country Woman

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"Country Woman"
German picture sleeve of "Country Woman"
Single by Bee Gees
A-side "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"
Released May 1971 (1971-05)
Format 7"
Recorded 6 April 1971
Genre Blues rock, country rock, folk rock, progressive rock
Length 2:48
Label Polydor (United Kingdom)
Atco (United States)
Writer(s) Maurice Gibb
Producer(s) Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees
Bee Gees B-sides chronology
"Man for All Seasons"
(1970)
"Country Woman"
(1971)
"Walking Back to Waterloo"
(1971)

"Country Woman" is a song written and performed by English rock band Bee Gees, it was written and performed by Maurice Gibb, and released as a B-side of "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart", which was the group's first US No. 1.[1] This track was released as a double A in Germany, France, Japan and in Canada.[2]

Recording[edit]

This track was sounded like the 1972 song "On Time". It was included on their album Trafalgar but it was omitted. It was recorded in April 6 in IBC also a same day that they finished the songs "God's Good Grace" (unreleased) and "The Greatest Man in the World" (released in the album Trafalgar. Two acoustic guitar work by Maurice and Alan Kendall opens the song. Maurice's piano work was heard on the instrumental break. He also sing harmony vocals on this song. Two other Bee Gees members, Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb did not contribute on the recording.

Its style was a country rock number and with a piano-led instrumental break was played by Maurice.[3]

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart / Country Woman (US)". Discogs. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart / Country Woman (Canada)". Discogs. Retrieved 26 January 2015. 
  3. ^ Joseph Brennan. "Gibb Songs: 1971". Retrieved 26 January 2015. 

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