Australian singles charts:
Massachusetts entered the Kent charts on 7 October 1967 and peaked at #2. The song was #14 on the Top 100 of 1967.
The song was on Horizontal which entered the Kent album chart on 13 April 1968 and peaked at #8.
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.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_(Bee_Gees_song)
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.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/bee-gees/massachusetts
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