August

1-Aug

1989 “One” released in the US. Only reached number 68 in the US album chart.

7-Aug

1971 The Bee Gees started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘How Can You Mend A Broken Heart’. It was the group’s tenth US hit and first No.1

9-Aug

1970 Maurice began work as producer on a new Tin Tin record

1975 The Bee Gees started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Jive Talkin’, the group’s second US No.1 it made No.5 in the UK

1993 ‘Paying The Price of Love’ released in the UK, making it to number 23 in the UK singles chart

18-Aug

1970 Maurice and Robin began working on tracks in early August with the intention of recording under the Bee Gees name; some tracks are dated 18 August including ‘Back Home’ – which has Barry on the final recording

19-Aug

1971 The Bee Gees recorded a song – ‘And For You’ – which was never released

21-Aug

1970 It was announced that the Bee Gees were reuniting

26-Aug

1970 The reunited Bee Gees were working on five songs including a re-working of ‘Melody Fair’. None of the tracks were released.

26-Aug

1978 Frankie Valli went to No.1 on the US singles chart with the Barry Gibb song ‘Grease’. It went on to sell over 2 million in the States (a No. 3 hit in the UK).

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