Bee Gees

The Festival Album Collection: 1965-1967

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Before their work on the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack made the Bee Gees disco stars, their mid-'60s material found the Gibb brothers already a few years into what would be an astonishingly long and successful career and working on more baroque, Beatlesque radio pop. While international fame met the Bee Gees with their somewhat mistitled 1967 album Bee Gees' 1st, the brothers had actually already recorded multiple records that only ever saw release in Australia for the Festival label. Festival Album Collection: 1965-1967 repackages these early lost pop platters, including a total of 38 tracks of bright, jangly, and often thoughtfully arranged pop from the albums The Bee Gees Sing & Play 14 Barry Gibb Songs, Spicks and Specks, and Turn Around Look at Us, none of which got much farther than Australia's coastlines.

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