Retro of the day: Andy Gibb

Words and Music” was the first single released by Andy Gibb, reaching number 78 in Australia and number 29 in New Zealand.

This single was never issued on LP or CD. This single and its B-side “Westfield Mansions” was released in Australia as a double A-side. Gibb performed this song on Countdown in September 7, 1975

 

 


This song was produced by Col Joye, who also produced the Bee Gees‘ first singles in Australia.

On the 1975 recording, Gibb played guitar. The song was arranged by Billy Weston and engineered by Ron Patton.[2]

Gibb re-recorded this song in 1976 for his album Flowing Rivers released in 1977. It was later released as a B-side of “(Love Is) Thicker Than Water“.[3] The 1976 version was produced by Albhy Galuten and Karl Richardson.

Charts (1975)

Peak
position

Australia (Kent Music Report)[5]

78

New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[6]

29

 


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