Billboard #1 Hits: #373: ” Jive Talkin”- Bee Gees. August 9, 1975. #1 for 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100.
- Single: “Jive Talkin'”- Bee Gees
- Record Company-RSO
- Genre: Funk, Disco
- Written by Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb
- Time: 3:44
- B-side:”Wind Of Change”
- Album-Main Course
- Grade: A
- Peaked at #1 2 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. #5 in UK Singles Chart. #1 in Canada.
The Bee Gee’s comeback single- they hadn’t had a Top 10 in the U.S. since “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” in 1971- the Bee Gees would rule the singles chart for the rest of the decade. “Jive Talkin'” in its early stages was called “Drive Talkin”‘ In the song- the pulsing synthesiser baseline was one of the earliest used of synth base in a pop recording- along with Stevie Wonder’s work in this era. “Jive Talkin’ is also on the list of famous stuttering songs.