Alan Freeman Days

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"Alan Freeman Days"
Song by Robin Gibb from the album Songs from the British Academy Volume 1
Released May 2008
Recorded August 2007
Sphere Studios, London
Genre Alternative rock, pop rock
Length 3:39
Label Academy Recordings
Writer Robin Gibb
Producer Peter-John Vettese

"Alan Freeman Days" is a song written by Robin Gibb in 2007 as a tribute to the late Australian DJ Alan Freeman in May 2008.[1][2] In 2014, it was included on Gibb's first posthumous album 50 St. Catherine's Drive.

Recorded in August 2007 at Sphere Studios in London.[3] A live performance of the song was released on Robin Gibb - In Concert With the Danish Concert Orchestra.[4]


While it was mainly made available as a download the song was also included on a limited number of promotional CDs, a various artitst compilation "V.1 - Songs from the British Academy" from Academy Recordings,[5][6] of which a handful were raffled off to fans registered to Robin Gibb's forum.[7] There is also a lyric in the song "and my brother Maurice is stayin alive" as his tribute also to his late twin brother Maurice Gibb.



  1. ^ "Alan Freeman Days" news article on, May 15, 2008
  2. ^ "Alan Freeman Days out now" news article on, May 18, 2008
  3. ^ Brennan, Joseph. "Gibb Songs: 2007". Retrieved 6 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Robin Gibb - Alan Freeman Days (Live)
  5. ^ Releases - "Songs from the British Academy" digital album
  6. ^ Academy Recordings
  7. ^ "Win promo CD's" article on, May 29, 2008