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To Love Somebody
by Bee Gees
Another great ballad by the brothers featuring Barry's lead vocal. (That's not an electric shaver he's singing into, by the way.) For thousands of girls by that time, the elder sibling of the three had become the band's "dreamboat" fantasy figure, and this would continue right throughout their 70s and 80s careers. I never remember him complaining about that aspect of his popularity either.

By now, the boys had settled into a songwriting groove which provided them with many Sixties chart hits, and this was no exception.

'Bee Gees':
:: The album called "Bee Gees' 1st" was NOT their first - it was their third, if you count the ones released while they were living in Australia ("The Bee Gees Sing and Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs" came out in November 1965, and the LP "Spicks and Specks" in 1967). ...
:: Around the time of his solo work in 1969, Robin announced that he also wanted to make a movie about a man with an underwear bomb. (He said "I'm making my own film, called 'Family Tree', which involves a man called John Family and his grandfather, who is caught trying to blow up Trafalgar Square with a homemade bomb wrapped in underwear."). ...
:: Their 1971 single "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart" was the first chart-topper ever from an Australia-related* act within the US Billboard charts - they went on to have nine more No. 1 hits, making them the most successful "Australian"* act of all time in the US. [*Debatable.]

In #1967 :
:: On March 13th 1967, ex-President of the Belgian Congo Moise Tshombe was sentenced to death "in absentia". Found to be a passenger on a hijacked Hawker Siddeley jet aircraft in June that year, he was taken to Algeria, jailed and placed under house arrest. (The hijack had allegedly been deliberately planned by the French counter espionage department called SDECE ... Tshombe died from a heart condition in captivity two years later.) ...
:: The case called "In re Gault, 387 U.S. 1 (1967)" became a landmark US Supreme Court decision in 1967 - the 'Primary Holding' was that the 'Due Process Clause' of the '14th Amendment' applied to juvenile defendants as well as to adult defendants. The decision was passed down on May 15th of this year to add a layer of protection for accused minors. ...
:: Although a much-admired and very popular singing star, Bobby Gentry was not blessed with a particularly successful recording career, either in the US or abroad. On July 10th, 'Capitol' released what would be her only hit single, "Ode to Billie Joe" ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_E3UIeZUCs - notably though, it did achieve 4 weeks at No. 1 in her home country ).

US: No. 17 - UK: No. 41
1967 - Polydor - Not blocked anywhere
Posted: 10th November 2019
For a few years in the 1960s, London was the world capital of cool, reflecting all things hip and fashionable which had been growing in the popular British imagination throughout the decade. Music was also a huge part of London's swing - Liverpool had 'The Beatles' and the London sound was a mix of bands like 'The Who', 'The Kinks', the 'Small Faces' and 'The Rolling Stones'. Hopefully, you'll catch a flavour of all this from my posts here.
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