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Dutch release of Beegees -coversong by The Kik - Ik doe wat ik wil ( All by Myself)

 Ik Doe Wat Ik Wil

All by myself

De enige geleende song van de plaat, origineel door The BeeGees, maar dan wel uit hun oertijd.
Dave: "Ik vond het een heel goed nummertje, maar de opname die ik ervan had klonk eigenlijk nergens naar. Het heet All By Myself en werd door ze opgenomen toen ze een jaar of veertien waren, nog voor Spicks & Specks. The BeeGees zijn een soort kameleons, die zich aanpassen aan wat hip is. Nummers schrijven konden ze wel, en het arrangement jatten ze dan van een ander. Van The Everly Brothers bijvoorbeeld, of van The Who. Dit nummer is geschreven door Maurice Gibb

 
 

The only borrowed song of the album, originally by The Bee Gees, but only from their prehistoric times.
Dave: "I thought it was a really good song number, but the recording I had it actually sounded lame It's called All By Myself, and was recognized by them when they were fourteen years old, before Spicks & Specks The Bee Gees are.. a kind of chameleons, which adapt to what is hip. Writing songs they could do, and the arrangement steal them from another. From The Everly Brothers for example, or The Who. This song was written by Maurice Gibb

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“New York Mining Disaster 1941 (Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones)”
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