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Robin Gibb ♦ Maurice Gibb 
 

Gotta Start Somewhere...

Australian Stars
Born in the UK, but raised down under, the brothers Gibb were big stars there. Two albums and a bunch of singles released in Australia and New Zealand. See them at Discogs or 45Cat. Both albums (and singles) eventually released stateside (in pieces) as Rare, Precious And Beautiful (Vol 1 - 11/68
Volume One

BB and Vol 2 - 2/70
Volume Two

BB ). Their career took off when they returned to England in '67.


New York Mining Disaster 1941 / I Can't See Nobody
B Gibb-R Gibb (2:10) / B Gibb-R Gibb (3:45)
Atco 45-6487, 5/67 BB

 
To Love Somebody / Close Another Door
B Gibb-R Gibb (2:55) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:21)
Atco 45-6503, 7/67 BB

 


Bee Gees' 1st
Atco SD33-223
8/67 BB [UK: 7/67] #8
Back Cover

 
UK Back Cover

Side One
Turn Of The Century B Gibb-R Gibb 2:25
Holiday B Gibb-R Gibb 2:53
Red Chair, Fade Away B Gibb-R Gibb 2:16
One Minute Woman B Gibb-R Gibb 2:18
In My Own Time B Gibb-R Gibb 2:15
Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:38
Craise Finton Kirk Royal Academy Of Arts B Gibb-R Gibb 2:16
Side Two
New York Mining Disaster 1941 B Gibb-R Gibb 2:09
Cucumber Castle B Gibb-R Gibb 2:04
To Love Somebody B Gibb-R Gibb 3:00
I Close My Eyes B Gibb-R Gibb-M Gibb 2:22
I Can't See Nobody B Gibb-R Gibb 3:45
Please Read Me B Gibb-R Gibb 2:15
Close Another Door B Gibb-R Gibb-M Gibb 3:29
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Barry Gibb-lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
Robin Gibb-lead, harmony and backing vocals, Hammond organ, pump organ
Maurice Gibb-harmony and backing vocals, bass, rhythm guitars, piano, Mellotron, Hammond organ, harpsichord
Vince Melouney-lead guitar
Colin Petersen-drums
§Cover Design-Klaus Voormann
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Ossie Byrne

 

Holiday / Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You
B Gibb-R Gibb (2:55) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:21)
Atco 45-6521, 9/67 BB

 
(The Lights Went Out In) Massachusetts / Sir Geoffrey Saved The World¹
B Gibb-R Gibb (2:52) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:32)
Atco 45-6532, 11/67 BB

 
Words / Sinking Ships¹
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:13) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:20)
Atco 45-6548, 1/68 BB

Words appeared on Best Of Bee Gees (6/69)

Horizontal
Atco SD33-233
1/68 BB [UK: 2/68] #16
Back Cover

 
UK Cover


US enlarged & flipped the photo (horizontally!) and added antique frame
 
UK Back Cover

Side One
World B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:20
And The Sun Will Shine B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:26
Lemons Never Forget B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:59
Really And Sincerely B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:29
Birdie Told Me B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:19
With The Sun In My Eyes B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:34
Side Two
Massachusetts B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:19
Harry Braff B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:13
Daytime Girl B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:30
The Earnest Of Being George B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:37
The Change Is Made B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:29
Horizontal B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:30
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Barry Gibb-vocal, rhythm guitar
Robin Gibb-vocals, organ
Maurice Gibb-bass, piano, mellotron, guitar, vocals
Vince Melouney-lead guitar
Colin Petersen-drums
§Cover Design-Paragon Publicity (UK)
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

 

1/27/68: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA
with Vanilla Fudge and Spanky & Our Gang
Jumbo¹ / The Singer Sang His Song¹
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:07) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:04)
Atco 45-6570, 3/68 BB

 
I've Gotta Get A Message To You² / Kitty Can
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:59) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:35)
Atco 45-6603, 7/68 BB

 

Idea
Atco SD3-253
8/68 BB [UK: 9/68] #4
Back Cover

 
UK Cover

 
UK Back Cover

Side One
Let There Be Love B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:32
Kitty Can B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:38
In The Summer Of His Years B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:11
Indian Gin And Whisky Dry B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:01
Down To Earth B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:38
I've Gotta Get A Message To You B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:55
Side Two
Idea B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:50
When The Swallows Fly B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:29
I Have Decided To Join The Airforce B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:11
I Started A Joke B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:07
Kilburn Towers B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:17
Swan Song B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:56
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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 (Such A Shame)
Colin Petersen-drums
§Cover Art (US)-Klaus Voormann, Cover Art (UK)-Wolfgang Heilemann
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

Note: US cover art by Klaus Voormann
US album swapped Such A Shame for I've Gotta Get A Message To You
 

I Started A Joke / Kilburn Towers
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:04) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:13)
Atco 45-6639, 11/68 BB

 

Odessa
Atco SD2-702
1/69 BB [UK: 3/69] #10
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
Odessa (City On The Black Sea) B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 7:33
You'll Never See My Face Again B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 4:16
Black Diamond B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:27
Side Two
Marley Purt Drive B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 4:26
Edison B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:07
Melody Fair B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:48
Suddenly B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:29
Whisper Whisper B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:24
Side Three
Lamplight B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 4:47
Sound Of Love B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:27
Give Your Best B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:26
Seven Seas Symphony B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 4:09
With All Nations (International Anthem) B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 1:46
Side Four
I Laugh In Your Face B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 4:09
Never Say Never Again B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:28
First Of May B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:50
The British Opera B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:17
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Barry Gibb-lead, harmony and background vocals, rhythm guitar
Robin Gibb-lead, harmony and background vocals, Hammond organ, piano, Mellotron
Maurice Gibb-harmony and background vocals, bass, piano, Mellotron, rhythm and lead guitars, lead vocals (Melody Fair, Suddenly)
Vince Melouney-lead guitar(Marley Purt Drive, Edison, Whisper Whisper, Sound Of Love, Give Your Best, I Laugh In Your Face)
Colin Petersen-drums
with:
Bill Keith-banjo (Marley Purt Drive, Give Your Best)
Tex Logan-fiddle (Give Your Best)
Paul Buckmaster-cello (Odessa (City On The Black Sea))
§Cover Design-uncredited
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

Note: Cover was red flocked (first issues only)
 

First Of May / Lamplight
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:47) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (4:43)
Atco 45-6657, 3/69 BB

 

Robin quits after fight over singles issued

Tomorrow Tomorrow¹ / Sun In My Morning¹
B Gibb-M Gibb (4:02) / B Gibb-M Gibb (2:57)
Atco 45-6682, 5/69 BB

 
Best Of Bee Gees
Best Of Bee Gees


Atco SD 33-292, 6/69 BB [UK: 10/69] #7
no unique tracks
Saved By The Bell / Mother And Jack
R Gibb (3:20) / R Gibb (4:27)
Atco 45-6698, 7/69

 
Don't Forget To Remember / The Lord
B Gibb-M Gibb (3:27) / B Gibb-M Gibb (2:17)
Atco 45-6702, 8/69 BB

 
One Million Years¹ / Weekend
R Gibb (4:05) / R Gibb (2:11)
Atco 45-6727, 12/69

 

Robin's Reign
Atco SD33-323
3/70 [UK: 1/70]
Back Cover

Side One
August October R Gibb 2:30
Gone Gone Gone R Gibb 2:33
The Worst Girl In This Town R Gibb 4:28
Give Me A Smile R Gibb 3:05
Down Came The Sun R Gibb 2:43
Mother And Jack R Gibb 4:00
Side Two
Saved By The Bell R Gibb 3:04
Weekend R Gibb 2:07
Farmer Ferdinand Hudson R Gibb 3:00
Lord Bless All R Gibb 3:15
Most Of My Life R Gibb 5:05
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Robin Gibb-lead and backing vocals, acoustic guitar, Hammond organ, drum machine
with:
Maurice Gibb-double bass (Mother And Jack), piano (Saved By The Bell)
Conductor-Kenny Clayton, except Zack Lawrence (August October, Gone Gone Gone, The Worst Girl In This Town)
Choir arranged by Robin Gibb (Lord Bless All)
§Cover Design-Hamish Grimes
Produced by: Robin Gibb

Note: did not chart
 

If Only I Had My Mind On Something Else / Sweetheart
B Gibb-M Gibb (2:34) / B Gibb-M Gibb (3:09)
Atco 45-6741, 3/70 BB

 

Cucumber Castle
Atco SD33-327
4/70 BB [UK: 5/70] #57
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
If Only I Had My Mind On Something Else† B Gibb-M Gibb 2:33
I.O.I.O. B Gibb-M Gibb 2:51
Then You Left Me B Gibb-M Gibb 3:11
The Lord B Gibb-M Gibb 2:19
I Was The Child B Gibb-M Gibb 3:14
I Lay Down And Die† B Gibb-M Gibb 3:34
Side Two
Sweetheart† B Gibb-M Gibb 3:09
Bury Me Down By The River B Gibb-M Gibb 3:25
My Thing B Gibb-M Gibb 2:20
The Chance Of Love† B Gibb-M Gibb 2:29
Turning Tide† B Gibb-M Gibb 3:09
Don't Forget To Remember B Gibb-M Gibb 3:27
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Barry Gibb-lead, harmony and backing vocals, acoustic guitar
Maurice Gibb-harmony and backing vocals, bass, acoustic and electric guitars, piano, Mellotron, lead vocals and drums (My Thing)
Colin Petersen-drums (until he was fired)
Vince Melouney-guitar (I.O.I.O)
with:
Terry Cox-drums†
P P Arnold-backing vocals (Bury Me Down By The River)
§Cover Design-Hamish Grimes
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

Note: mostly music from BBC TV series
 

I. O. I. O. / Then You Left Me
B Gibb-M Gibb (2:44) / B Gibb-M Gibb (3:10)
Atco 45-6752, 5/70 BB

 
August October / Give Me A Smile
R Gibb (2:24) / R Gibb (3:05)
Atco 45-6737, 5/70

 
Railroad¹ / I've Come Back¹
M Gibb-Lawrie (3:38) / M Gibb-Lawrie (2:41)
Atco 45-6757, 6/70

 

Robin's short-lived solo career is over

Lonely Days / Man For All Seasons
B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:47) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (2:59)
Atco 45-6795, 11/70 BB

 

2 Years On
Atco SD33-353
11/70 BB [UK: 12/70]
Back Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
2 Years On R Gibb-M Gibb 3:57
Portrait of Louise B Gibb 2:35
Man For All Seasons B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 2:59
Sincere Relation R Gibb-M Gibb 2:46
Back Home B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 1:52
The 1st Mistake I Made B Gibb 4:03
Side Two
Lonely Days B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:45
Alone Again R Gibb-M Gibb 3:00
Tell Me Why B Gibb 3:13
Lay It on Me M Gibb 2:07
Every Second, Every Minute B Gibb 3:01
I'm Weeping R Gibb 2:45
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Barry Gibb-lead, harmony and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
Robin Gibb-lead, harmony and backing vocals
Maurice Gibb-bass guitar, lead and rhythm guitars, piano, harmony and backing vocals, lead vocal (Lay It On Me)
Geoff Bridgford-drums
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

 

How Can You Mend A Broken Heart / Country Woman¹
B Gibb-R Gibb (3:52) / M Gibb (2:48)
Atco 45-6824, 6/71  1 

 

Trafalgar
Atco SD-7503
9/71 BB [UK: 11/71]
Full Cover

 
Inside Cover

Side One
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart B Gibb-R Gibb 3:58
Israel B Gibb 3:54
The Greatest Man In The World B Gibb 4:18
It's Just The Way M Gibb 2:34
Remembering B Gibb-R Gibb 4:02
Somebody Stop The Music B Gibb-M Gibb 3:31
Side Two
Trafalgar M Gibb 3:53
Don't Wanna Live Inside Myself B Gibb 5:25
When Do I B Gibb-R Gibb 3:58
Dearest B Gibb-R Gibb 3:52
Lion In Winter B Gibb-R Gibb 3:59
Walking Back To Waterloo B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb 3:51
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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 (It's Just The Way, Trafalgar), drums (Trafalgar)
Geoff Bridgford-drums
Alan Kendall-lead guitar
§Cover Painting-The Battle Of Trafalgar (c1808) by Nicholas Pocock
Produced by: Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees

 

Don't Wanna Live Inside Myself / Walking Back To Waterloo
B Gibb (5:25) / B Gibb-M Gibb-R Gibb (3:47)
Atco 45-6847, 10/71 BB

 

Links!  

Official Bee Gees website
The International Brothers Gibb Website

 


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