Top Of The World Carpenters
The Bee Gees are the unrivalled kings of '70s disco; but how well do you know their songs? Take the ultimate lyric challenge now!
"Massachusetts" was released in 1967 and it eventually became one of the best-selling singles of all time, selling over 5 million copies worldwide.
‘Night Fever’ first appeared on the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever. It reached Number One in mainly countries including the UK and the US.
‘Jive Talkin’ was released in May 1975 and reached the top-five on the UK Singles Chart in the summer of that year.
From left, Maurice, Robin and Barry Gibb sing at a Miami Beach concert in 1979
Written by The Bee Gees, Words was originally intended for Cliff Richard, but he didn’t record the track as he wasn't making an album at the time. Rather than waste the song, the Bee Gees decided to record it themselves.
“It's much harder to come by I'm waiting in line. Nobody gets too much love anymore. It's as high as a mountain and harder to climb.”
Too Much Heaven was the Bee Gees’s contribution to the "Music for UNICEF" fund. They performed it at the Music for UNICEF Concert in January 1979. It rose to the top 3 in the UK.
“And where are you now, now that you need me. Tears on my pillow wherever your go. I'll cry me a river that leads to your ocean.”
‘Emotion’ was written by Barry and Robin Gibb and recorded by Australian singer Samantha Sang. The Bee Gees recorded their own version of the song and it was released on their 2001 collection titled Their Greatest Hits: The Record.
“There are stories old and true. Of people so in love like you and me. And I can see myself let history repeat itself.”
"More Than a Woman" features on the soundtrack to film Saturday Night Fever. The Bee Gees did not release this song as a single but it has become one of their best-known songs.
“One day I'm gonna lift the cover and look inside your heart. We gotta level before we go and tear this love apart.”
You Win Again was Number One in a host of countries and when it reached the top spot in the UK, it made them the first group to acheive a UK #1 hit in each of three decades: the 1960s, '70s, and '80s.
"She's juicy and she's trouble. She gets it to me no good. My woman gives me power. Goes down to my blood."
‘You Should Be Dancing’ was released in 1976 and reached number five on the UK Singles Chart. It is often credited with being the song that first launched the Bee Gees into disco.
“Here I lie in a lost and lonely part of town. Held in time in a world of tears I slowly drown.”
‘Tragedy’ features on the Bee Gees’s 1979 album Spirits Having Flown. The single reached number one in the UK. How many did you get right out of 10?