German picture sleeve of "Country Woman"
|Single by Bee Gees|
|A-side||"How Can You Mend a Broken Heart"|
|Recorded||6 April 1971|
|Genre||Blues rock, country rock, folk rock, progressive rock|
|Label||Polydor (United Kingdom)
Atco (United States)
|Producer(s)||Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees|
|Bee Gees B-sides chronology|
"Country Woman" is a song written and performed by Australian 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. This track was released as a double A in Germany, France, Japan and in Canada.
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.
- Maurice Gibb — lead and harmony vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
- Geoff Bridgford — drums
- Alan Kendall — acoustic lead guitar
- Bill Shepherd — orchestral arrangement
- Uncredited — horns
- "Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart / Country Woman (US)". Discogs. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
- "Bee Gees - How Can You Mend A Broken Heart / Country Woman (Canada)". Discogs. Retrieved 26 January 2015.
- Joseph Brennan. "Gibb Songs: 1971". Retrieved 26 January 2015.