To Love Somebody - The Songs Of The Bee Gees 1966-1969 Various Artists (Songwriter Series)


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Catalogue Id:
CDTOP 1494

A decade before the Saturday Night Fever years, the Bee Gees were writing classic songs that endure to this day.
A welcome addition to our Songwriter series, these recordings span the full range from the early Australian Leedon/Spin period to the soul, psych and classic pop of their 1967-1970 heyday.
The top soul artists of the time would queue up to record Gibb Brothers compositions – Al Green, Percy Sledge, James Carr, Nina Simone, Bettye Swann and others put their personal stamp on these instantly recognisable songs.
More contemporary interpretations of psych classics by Goon Moon and Sidewalk Society stand alongside lovers rock outings by Pat Kelly and John Holt.
Iconic 60s Brit-pop girls are represented by rarely heard performances from Lulu and Sandie Shaw.

Track listing

Side 1

  • 01
    World - Sharon Tandy

  • 02
    How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - Al Green

  • 03
    To Love Somebody - James Carr

  • 04
    I've Gotta Get A Message To You - Percy Sledge

  • 05
    I Can't See Nobody - Nina Simone

  • 06
    Words - Bettye Swann

  • 07
    Bury Me Down By The River - Lulu

  • 08
    Give A Hand Take A Hand - The Staple Singers

  • 09
    Only One Woman - Marbles

  • 10
    New York Mining Disaster 1941 - Velvett Fog

  • 11
    Red Chair Fade Away - Sidewalk Society

  • 12
    Every Christian Lionhearted Man Will Show You - Goon Moon

  • 13
    Like Nobody Else - Los Bravos

  • 14
    With The Sun In My Eyes - Sandie Shaw

  • 15
    And The Sun Will Shine - Paul Jones

  • 16
    Spicks And Specks - Status Quo

  • 17
    He's A Thief - April Byron

  • 18
    Exit Stage Right - Ronnie Burns

  • 19
    Town Of Tuxley Toymaker Pt 1 - Jon

  • 20
    Maypole Mews - David Garrick

  • 21
    I Started A Joke - Pat Kelly

  • 22
    Morning Of My Life - John Holt

  • 23
    Massachusetts - Tommy Roe

  • 24
    First Of May - Jose Feliciano

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