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Spirits Having Flown

Bee Gees

1980

jaar
Top 40

35

piekpositie
Top 40

3

weken
Top 40

12

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Top 40

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Credits:

Bee Gees – Spirits (Having Flown) [RSO 2252 135] (45 rpm)
(Words and Music by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb)
(Produced by The Bee Gees, Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten, for Karibhy Productions by arrangement with the Robert Stigwood Organisation)
(Published ℗ 1979)
[N°1 hit in Frankrijk op 10 januari 1982 (Hit-Parade RTL (International) (Radio Télévision Luxembourg)
[N°14 hit in Ierland]
[N°16 hit in Groot-Brittannië]

{Classic Song op radiostation Extra AM 1332 kHz in Amsterdam, The Netherlands} {Classic Song op radiostation Radio Mi Amigo International (Costa Blanca in Spanje 92.3 en 106.0 FM. Uitzendend vanuit Kall in de Eiffel, dagelijks op de kortegolf: van 9 uur 's ochtends tot 6 uur 's avonds, met een eigen zender op 6085 kHz in de 49 meter band en op de middengolf via de zender Riga in Letland op 1467 AM, gericht op Scandinavië, de Baltische staten en Noord-Duitsland}

Album:

N°1 album-hit in Amerika voor Bee Gees (Words and Music by Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb) (Produced by The Bee Gees, Karl Richardson and Albhy Galuten, for Karibhy Productions, Inc. by Arrangement with The Robert Stigwood Organisation) (Barry Gibb ◦ Guitar ◦ Vocals) (Robin Gibb ◦ Vocals) (Maurice Gibb ◦ Bass ◦ Vocals) (The Bee Gees Band • Dennis Bryon ◦ Drums) (Blue Weaver ◦ Piano ◦ ARP Synthesizers and Vibes) (Alan Kendall ◦ Guitars) (Guest Musicians • Gary Brown • Harold Cowart ◦ Sax Solos Bass) (Joe Lala ◦ Congas ◦ Percussion) (Herbie Mann ◦ Flute on "Spirits (Having Flown)" (George Terry • Daniel Ben Zebulon ◦ Guitar ◦ Congas) (Boneroo Horns • Bill Purse • Stan Webb • Neil Bonsanti • Peter Graves • Whit Sidener • Kenny Faulk) (Chicago Horns • James Pankow • Walter Parazaider • Lee Loughnane) (Recorded March - November 1978 at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami) (Karl Richardson ◦ Engineer) (Dennis Hetzendorfer • John Blanche ◦ Assistant Engineers) (Engineer ◦ George Marino) (Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York) (Strings Recorded at Sound Mixers Studio, New York) (Karl Richardson ◦ Engineer) (Dennis Hetzendorfer ◦ Assistant Engineer) als Spirits (Having Flown) (℗ 1978) op 3 maart 1979 (LP: Spirits Having Flown) [RSO RS-1-3041]

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Coverversies:

N°26 album-hit in Groot-Brittannië voor Startrax (Produced for Picksy Records Ltd. by Bruce Baxter) als Medley: - Startrax Club Disco (Bruce Baxter) / More Than a Woman (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Night Fever (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Tragedy (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Love You Inside Out (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Jive Talkin' (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Edge of the Universe (Barry and Robin Gibb) / Boogie Child (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Too Much Heaven (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / (Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Wind of Change (Barry and Robin Gibb) / You Stepped into My Life (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / If I Can't Have You (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Stayin' Alive (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Nights on Broadway (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Search Find (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Massachusetts (The Lights Went Out In) (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Reaching Out (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / You Should Be Dancing (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Spirits (Having Flown) (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Can't Keep a Good Man Down (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / I've Gotta Get a Message to You (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Fanny (Be Tender with Your Love) (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Love So Right (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / First of May (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Children of the World (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / I.O.I.O. (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Saved by the Bell (Robin Gibb) / Words (Barry, Maurice and Robin Gibb) / Startrax Club Disco (Bruce Baxter) in 1981 (LP: Startrax Club Disco) [Picksy Records KSYA 1001 | Phonogram]

2003: Fabulous Studio Artists als Spirits Having Flown (CD: Instrumental Bee Gees) [Fabulous FABCD 212]

2003: Los Prisioneros als Spirits (having flown) (CD: En las raras tocatas nuevas de la Rock & Pop) [Warner Music Chile EAN 5 050467 03942]

2015: The Lounge Unlimited Orchestra als Spirits (Having Flown) (album: Adventure in the Land of Lounge - The Bee Gees Dreams) [Colourfield | Digital]
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Bee Gees

A-kant Titel

Spirits Having Flown

A-kant Lengte

5:17

A-kant Componist(en)

Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb

A-kant Producer(s)

The Bee Gees, Karl Richardson, Albhy Galuten

B-kant titel

Wind Of Change

B-kant lengte

4:51

B-kant componist(en)

Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb

B-kant producer(s)

Arif Mardin

Platenlabel

RSO

Hoogste positie UK

16

Hoogste positie US

-

Album

Spirits Having Flown

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Songtekst

Ah...

I never fell in love so easily.
Where the four winds blow I carry on.
I'd like to take you where my spirit flies,
through the empty skies.
We go alone.
Never before
having flown

Faster than lightening is this heart of mine.
In the face of time I carry on.
I'd like to take you where my rainbow ends.
Be my lover friend.
We go alone.
Never before
having flown.

I am your hurricane,
your fire in the sun.
How long must I live
in the air?

You are my paradise,
my angel on the run.
How long must I wait?
It's the dawn of the feeling
that starts from the moment you're there.

You'll never know what you have done for me.
You broke all those rules I live upon.
I'd like to take you to my shangri-la,
neither here or far,
away from home.
Never before
having flown.

I am your hurricane,
your fire in the sun.
How long must I live
in the air?

You are my paradise,
my angel on the run.
How long must I wait?
It's the dawn of the feeling
that starts from the moment you're there.

There I'd like to take you where my spirit flies
through the empty skies.
We go alone.
Never before
having flown.

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