First of May" is a song by the Bee Gees with lead vocals by Barry Gibb, released as a single from their 1969 double album Odessa. Its B-side was "Lamplight". It also featured as the B-side of "Melody Fair" when that song was released as a single in the Far East in 1971 as well as in 1976 and 1980 on RSO Records. It was the first Bee Gees single to be released after lead guitarist Vince Melouney had left the group.
Odessa is the sixth studio album by the Bee Gees, originally released on 30 March 1969. Regarded as the most significant of the group's Sixties albums, it was released as a double vinyl record, initially in an opulent red flocked cover with gold lettering
First of May" is a song by the Bee Gees with lead vocals by Barry Gibb, released as a single from their 1969 double album Odessa. 1 Origin and recording. Robert Stigwood, the Bee Gees manager chose "First of May" for the A-side. No other singles were released from the Odessa album, as Robin Gibb already had left the group. The song was partially responsible for Robin's brief departure from the Bee Gees, because he had wanted his song, "Lamplight," to be the album's first single, while Barry preferred "First of Ma.
One is the Bee Gees' eighteenth studio album (sixteenth worldwide), released in April 1989 (August 1989 in the United States). After the European success of their previous album, . the Gibb brothers began to work on the One album in early 1988
Bee Gees' 1st is the third studio album by English band Bee Gees, and their first international full-length recording after two albums distributed only in Australia and New Zealand. Bee Gees' 1st was the group's debut album for the UK Polydor label, and for the US Atco label. Bee Gees 1st was released on 14 July 1967 in the UK. On 9 August it entered the UK charts, on that same day, the album was released in the US, and it entered the US charts on 26 August Reflectin.
Artist: The Bee Gees. Album: Miscellaneous. But you and I, our love will never die, but guess we'll cry come first of May. The apple tree that grew for you and me, I watched the apples falling one by one. And I recall the moment of them all, the day I kissed your cheek and you were mine
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|A||First Of May
Written-By – B., R. & M. Gibb*
Written-By – B., R. & M.Gibb*
- Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
- Published By – Casserole
- Directed By [Musical] – Bill Shepherd
- Producer – The Bee Gees*, Robert Stigwood
Notes"SP" suffix on label matrix and "SRC" logo stamp in runouts indicate that it was pressed at Specialty Records Corporation in Olyphant, PA.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, Label): 69-C-15926 SP
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, Label): 69-C-15919 SP
- Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): 69-C-15926 - 6 LW AT W
- Matrix / Runout (Side B, Etched): 69-C-15919 - 5 AT W
- Matrix / Runout (Side A/B, Stamped): SRC logo
|59 260||Bee Gees||First Of May (7", Single, Mono)||Polydor||59 260||Germany||1969|
|60 049||Bee Gees||First Of May (7", Single)||Polydor||60 049||Spain||1969|
|DP 1634||ザ・ビー・ジーズ* = The Bee Gees*||ザ・ビー・ジーズ* = The Bee Gees* - 若葉のころ = First Of May (7", Single, Mono)||Polydor||DP 1634||Japan||1969|
|S 53 451, 59 260||Bee Gees||First Of May (7", Single)||PGP RTB, Polydor||S 53 451, 59 260||Yugoslavia||1969|
|FX 11,602||The Bee Gees*||First Of May (7", EP)||Festival Records||FX 11,602||Australia||1969|