Australian singles charts:
Spicks and Specks entered the Kent charts on 24 September 1966 and peaked at #5. The song was #25 on the Top 100 of 1966.
The song is on the album Spicks and Specks.
The three Gibb brothers who made up the Bee Gees were born on the Isle of Man, lived for a while in Manchester, then emigrated with their parents to Australia. Their first break came when a DJ named Bill Gates asked them to record some tracks for him. In a BBC program in 2012, they explained that after releasing no less than 13 singles they felt they were not making any real progress, and decided to head back to the UK to ride the Mersey boom.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/bee-gees/spicks-and-specks
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