Chart Position: 14

  • Written by Barry and Robin Gibb
  • Lead vocals: Robin Gibb
  • Backing vocals: Barry and Maurice Gibb
  • Guitar: Barry and Maurice Gibb
  • Produced by Robert Stigwood and Ossie Byrne
  • Recorded in London U.K.
  • A newspaper article about a real mining tragedy inspired this song
  • Bee Gees are from Manchester U.K.
  • Later recorded by Staccatos (1967), Sorrows (1969), Ashton Gardner & Dyke (1969), David Essex (1993), Martin Carthy (1998) and Chumbawamba (2000)

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