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In November 1968.

In November 1970, “Polydor” label released “2 Years On”, the eighth Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded June – October 1970, at “BBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood,

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Maurice Gibb – lead, harmony and backing vocals, bass guitar; lead and rhythm guitars; piano
  • Geoff Bridgford – drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Gerry Shury – orchestral arrangement
  • John Stewart – engineer

Track listing:

  1. 2 Years On – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  2. Portrait of Louise – Barry Gibb
  3. Man For All Seasons – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  4. Sincere Relation – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  5. Back Home – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  6. The 1st Mistake I Made – Barry Gibb
  7. Lonely Days – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  8. Alone Again – Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  9. Tell Me Why – Barry Gibb
  10. Lay It On Me – Maurice Gibb
  11. Every Second, Every Minute – Barry Gibb
  12. I’m Weeping – Robin Gibb

On August 5, 1992.

On August 5, 1992, Jeffrey Thomas Porcaro died aged 38. He was a songwriter, musician (drums), and record producer, best known as the drummer with Toto. He was one of the most south after session drummers in popular music, played on hundreds of albums and worked with numerous artists such as Paul McCartney, Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson, George Benson, Greg Lake, Seals & Crofts, Les Dudek, Joe Cocker, Steely Dan, The Jacksons, Tommy Bolin, Jackson Browne, Leo Sayer, Boz Scaggs, Carly Simon, Eric Carmen, Valerie Carter, Lisa Dal Bello, Hall & Oates, Diana Ross, Colin Blunstone, Larry Carlton, Allen Toussaint, Dave Mason, Warren Zevon, Ruben Blades, Bim, Jerry Williams, Al Stewart, Marc Jordan, Rickie Lee Jones, Janne Schaffer, Lowell George, Aretha Franklin, Jon Anderson, Luis Miguel, Love and Money, Patti Austin, Mariya Takeuchi, The Brothers Johnson, Peter Frampton, Bee Gees, Char, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Al Jarreau, Amii Ozaki, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Eye to Eye, Donna Summer, Elton John, Melissa Manchester, Donald Fagen, Herbie Hancock, Don Henley, Michael McDonald, Lionel Richie, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Russ Taff, Chicago, David Gilmour Joe Walsh, Eric Clapton, Peter cetera, Earth Wind & Fire, roger Hodgson, David Benoit, Dr. John, Steve Porcaro, Nik Kershaw, Poco, Clair Mario, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Madonna, Jude Cole, Sandy Patty, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bolton, Cher, Dire Straits, Richard Marx, Bonnie Raitt, Rod Stewart, B-52’s, Go West, 10CC, Roger Waters, Paul Young, and David Crosby. In 1993, Porcaro was posthumously inducted into the “Modern Drummer Hall of Fame”.

In November 1966.

In November 1966, “Spin” label released “Spicks and Specks”, the second Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded April – June 1966, at “St. Clair Studios” in Hurstville, and was produced by Nat Kipner.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, harmonica
  • Maurice Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, bass guitar, piano
  • John Robinson – bass guitar
  • Steve Kipner– harmony and backing vocals
  • Colin Petersen, Russell Barnsley – drums
  • Geoff Grant – trumpet
  • Ossie Byrne– sound engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb except where noted.

  1. Monday’s Rain
  2. How Many Birds
  3. Playdown
  4. Second Hand People
  5. I Don’t Know Why I Bother With Myself – Robin Gibb
  6. Big Chance
  7. Spicks and Specks
  8. Jingle Jangle
  9. Tint of Blue – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  10. Where Are You – Maurice Gibb
  11. Born a Man
  12. Glass House – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb

In February 1968.

In February 1968, “Polydor” label released “Horizontal”, the fourth Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded July – November 1967, at “Central Sound Studios”, “Chappell Studios” and “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb– vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– bass, piano, mellotron, guitar, vocals
  • Vince Melouney– lead guitar
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon – engineer
  • Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer
  • John Pantry– engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

  1. World
  2. And the Sun Will Shine
  3. Lemons Never Forget
  4. Really and Sincerely
  5. Birdie Told Me
  6. With the Sun in My Eyes
  7. Massachusetts
  8. Harry Braff
  9. Daytime Girl
  10. The Earnest of Being George
  11. The Change Is Made
  12. Horizontal

In October 1972.

In October 1972, “Polydor” label released “To Whom It May Concern”, the tenth Bee Gees album. It was recorded January 1971 – January / April 1972, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, acoustic guitar, piano, organ,  Mellotron, harpsichord, mandolin; Moog synthesizer, lead, harmony and backing vocals
  • Alan Kendall– acoustic guitar; electric lead guitar
  • Clem Cattini– drums
  • Geoff Bridford – drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon, Damon Lyon-Shaw, Richard Manwaring, Andy Knight – engineer
  • Mike Vickers– synthesizer engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. Run to Me
  2. We Lost the Road – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  3. Never Been Alone – Robin Gibb
  4. Paper Mache, Cabbages and Kings
  5. I Can Bring Love – Robin Gibb
  6. I Held a Party
  7. Please Don’t Turn Out the Lights
  8. Sea of Smiling Faces
  9. Bad Bad Dreams
  10. You Know It’s for You – Maurice Gibb
  11. Alive – Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  12. Road to Alaska
  13. Sweet Song of Summer

In September 1971.

In September 1971, “Polydor” label released “Trafalgar”, the ninth Bee Gees album. It was recorded January – April 1971, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood, Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb and Maurice Gibb.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocal, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocal
  • Maurice Gibb– harmony and backing vocal, bass, piano, mellotron, guitar, organ, lead vocal, drums
  • Geoff Bridgford – drums
  • Alan Kendall– lead guitar
  • Bryan Scott – engineer
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement

Track listing:

  1. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  2. Israel – Barry Gibb
  3. The Greatest Man in the World – Barry Gibb
  4. It’s Just the Way – Maurice Gibb
  5. Remembering – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  6. Somebody Stop the Music – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  7. Trafalgar – Maurice Gibb
  8. Don’t Wanna Live Inside Myself – Barry Gibb
  9. When Do I – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  10. Dearest – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  11. Lion in Winter – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  12. Walking Back to Waterloo – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb

 

In September 1968.

In September 1968, “Polydor” label released “Idea”, the fifth Bee Gees album. It was recorded December / January 1967 – July 1968, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb and Robert Stigwood. The cover art was by Wolfgang Heilemann.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– bass guitar, piano, organ, mellotron, harmony and backing vocals
  • Vince Melouney– guitar, harmonica, lead vocals
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • John Pantry, Damon Lyon Shaw – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. Let There Be Love
  2. Kitty Can
  3. In the Summer of His Years
  4. Indian Gin and Whisky Dry
  5. Down to Earth
  6. Such a Shame – Vince Melouney
  7. Idea
  8. When the Swallows Fly
  9. I Have Decided to Join the Airforce
  10. I Started a Joke
  11. Kilburn Towers
  12. Swan Song

In April 1970.

In April 1970, “Polydor” label released “Cucumber Castle”, the seventh Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded May – October1969 at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, and Robert Stigwood.  The album featured songs from their television special of the same name, which was named after a song on their 1967 album “Bee Gees 1st”.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Maurice Gibb– harmony and backing vocals, bass guitar, acoustic and electric guitar, piano, Mellotron; lead vocals, drums
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Vince Melouney– guitar
  • P. Arnold– backing vocals
  • Terry Cox– drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb and Maurice Gibb, except where noted.

  1. If Only I Had My Mind on Something Else
  2. “O.I.O.
  3. Then You Left Me
  4. The Lord
  5. I Was the Child
  6. I Lay Down and Die
  7. Sweetheart
  8. Bury Me Down By the River
  9. My Thing
  10. The Chance of Love
  11. Turning Tide – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb
  12. Don’t Forget to Remember

On July 14, 1967.

Bee Gees 1st

On July 14, 1967, “Polydor” label released “Bee Gees’ 1st”, the third Bee Gees studio album. It was recorded March – April 1967, at “IBC Studios” in London, and was produced by Robert Stigwood and Ossie Byrne. The album cover was designed by Klaus Voormann.

Personnel:

  • Barry Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Gibb– lead, harmony and backing vocals, organ
  • Maurice Gibb– harmony and backing vocals, bass guitar, piano, organ, harpsichord, mellotron, guitar
  • Vince Melouney– lead guitar
  • Colin Petersen– drums
  • Phil Dennys – orchestral arrangement
  • Bill Shepherd – orchestral arrangement
  • Mike Claydon – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Barry Gibb and Robin Gibb except where noted.

  1. Turn of the Century
  2. Holiday
  3. Red Chair, Fade Away
  4. One Minute Woman
  5. In My Own Time
  6. Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb,Maurice Gibb
  7. Craise Finton Kirk Royal Academy of Arts
  8. New York Mining Disaster 1941
  9. Cucumber Castle
  10. To Love Somebody
  11. I Close My Eyes – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
  12. I Can’t See Nobody
  13. Please Read Me
  14. Close Another Door – Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb