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Bee Gees 1st Top Ten Hit

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Bee Gees 1st Top Ten Hit

Do you know which great Bee Gees song was their first top ten hit in the USA?  I was surprised when I was reminded this morning that it was “Gotta Get A Message To You” which hit #8 on the Hot 100 in 1968.  The song has some strange lyrics, dealing with a man awaiting execution in prison for murder, begging a priest to get a message to his wife.

But the song has a great hook, outstanding harmonies, and deserves a better fate than to sit in the vault of forgotten oldies.

 

Cover Art for “Timeless – The All Time Greatest Hits” by the Bee Gees

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