Music Monday: “Jive Talkin’” by Bee Gees #MusicMonday #JiveTalkin #BeeGees #70s

Music Monday


This meme was created by Drew @ The Tattooed Book Geek. You pick a song that you really like and share it on Monday.

Last week’s share:

Genesis “Throwing It All Away”

This week’s share:

Bee Gees

“Jive Talkin’”

It’s nice to have something upbeat to start the week! This song just makes me want to dance. It’s said to be their comeback song of 1975. This was before I was born, but I imagine people just went crazy over it with the developing disco trend.

The rhythm for this song was actually inspired by the chunka-chunka-chunka sound of a car rolling over a bridge crossing Biscayne Bay near Miami. I read this morning that the Bee Gees went over this bridge on their way to Criteria Studios, where they were recording the Main Course album. Robin Gibb told The Mail On Sunday November 1, 2009: “We’d already thought up the title for this song, but it wasn’t until Barry, Maurice and I drove from Biscayne Bay to Miami that we realized what the tune was going to be. We had the idea as we passed over a bridge. Some tar noises made a rhythmic sound on the wheels of our car, which created the feel to the type of song we wanted to write. We finished the song at the Criteria Studios that day.”

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