Album Cover Art Wednesday: Bee Gees’ 1st

It may come as a surprise to those who only know the Bee Gees from the disco era, but they began life as a Beatles influenced pop-rock group. The influence extended to the cover of Bee Gees’ 1st, which was designed by German artist Klaus Voorman who is best known for the cover of Revolver.

Bee Gees’ 1st was NOT the brothers Gibbs’ first album. It was, however, the first to be  released outside of Australia and New Zealand. It features their first American hit: To Love Somebody.

Here are two of the better known tunes from this non-debut 1st album:

3 thoughts on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Bee Gees’ 1st

  1. Gastradamus says:

    I love the Beegees, no buddy gets to heaven anymore, I love that song along with so many others. I could really use your input on my new short called Lizard Guts, hope go see you there buddy. Stay alive my friend and keep it groovy

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  2. Janis Joplin loved this album so much that she did a cover of “To Love Somebody” on her first solo album.

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  3. seemsane says:

    “To Love Somebody” was written by the Bee Gees for Otis Redding, but he did not live to record it.

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