"Words and Music" was the first single released by Andy Gibb, it was a non-album single and this song was reached #78 in Australia and #29 in New Zealand, despite this, it has been played on radio, becoming one of Gibb's well-known songs.
This single was never issued on LP or CD. This single and its B-side "Westfield Mansions" was released in Australia as a double A. Unlike his later songs in the late 1970s, his voice on this track was low. He performs this song on Countdown in September 7, 1975.
This song was produced by Col Joye, who also produces the Bee Gees' first singles in Australia.
On the 1975 recording, Gibb only played guitar, arranged by Billy Weston and engineered by Ron Patton. He also recorded "To a Girl", "Take Hold of Yourself", "Madman in the Night", "You've Got to Live Your Life", "Turn Me On", "Walkin' Alone", "Too Many People", "Mister Lover", "Blackbush City Lost", "Gone with the Wind" and "Winter Has Me In Its Grip" (a Don McLean song). The song "To a Girl" was originally as a second single backed by "Walking Along" but none of the songs was released.