Australian charts: 1967
Massachusetts hit no 1 on the Go-Set National Top 40 in December 1967.
Robin Gibb sang lead vocals on this song and it would become one of his staple songs to perform during both Bee Gees concerts and his solo appearances.
The Bee Gees wrote and had their first UK #1 with this song in 1967, but it wasn’t until some years later, during a chance meeting in London between the Seekers lead singer Judith Durham and Maurice Gibb, that Judith learned the amazing truth that “Massachusetts” was originally intended to fulfill The Bee Gees’ dream of writing a hit for The Seekers.
This song is also on our Spotify playlist.
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