Words – Bee Gees

Australian Charts:
Words peaked at no 11 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 20 March 1968.

Words by the Bee Gees was written by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb.
Robin Gibb said:
‘Words’ reflects a mood, It was written after an argument. Barry had been arguing with someone, I had been arguing with someone, and happened to be in the same mood. [The arguments were] about absolutely nothing. They were just words. That is what the song is all about; words can make you happy or words can make you sad.
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In 1968 the Bee Gees were a five-piece band. Alongside Maurice, Robin & Barry Gibb were Vince Melourney on guitar & vocals and Colin Petersen on drums.


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