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The bizarre story behind 'Jive Talkin'

Barry Gibbs' wife inspired the hit

Published at 9:00am 30th January 2018. 1-minute read.

The bizarre story behind 'Jive Talkin'

It would go onto be one of the their most iconic songs.

It was on this day (30th Jan) that The Bee Gees began recording 'Jive Talkin' in 1975.

The classic would top the charts in the US and get to number five in the UK.

The song was inspired by Barry Gibb's wife who told him that their car made a noise when crossing a bridge into Miami.

She said it was "our drive talkin'."

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